A young farm lad from North Iowa goes
off to college, but about 1/3 of the way through the
semester, he has foolishly squandered away all of the money his
parents gave him.
Then he gets an idea. He calls his daddy. "Dad," he
says, "you won't believe the wonders that modern education is
coming up with! Why, they actually have a program here at Iowa
State that will teach our dog Ole Blue how to talk!"
"That's absolutely amazing," his father says. "How
do I get him in that program?"
"Just send him down here with $1,000" the boy says.
"I'll get him into the course.So, his father sends the dog
and the $1,000. About 2/3 way through the semester, the money runs
out. The boy calls his father again.
"So how's Ole Blue doing, son," his father asks.
"Awesome, Dad, he's talking up a storm," he says,
"but you just won't believe this - they've had such good
results with this program that they've implemented a new one to
teach the animals how to READ!"
"READ," says his father, "No kidding! What do I
have to do to get him in that program?"
Just send $2,500, I'll get him in the class.His father sends the
The boy now has a problem. At the end of the year, his father will
find out that the dog can neither talk, nor read. So he shoots the
When he gets home at the end of the semester, his father is all
excited. "Where's Ole Blue? I just can't wait to see him talk
and read something!"
"Dad," the boy says, "I have some grim news.
Yesterday morning, just before we left to drive home, Ole Blue was
in the living room kicked back in the recliner, reading the Wall
Street Journal, like he usually does. Then he turned to me and
asked, 'So, is your daddy still messin' around with that little
redhead who lives in town?'
The father says, "I hope you SHOT that son of a bitch before
he talks to your Mother!"
"I sure did, Dad!"
"That's my boy!"
(The kid went on to be a successful lawyer......)