A farmer got pulled over by a state trooper
for speeding, and the trooper started to lecture the farmer about his speed, and in
general began to throw his weight around to try to make the farmer uncomfortable.
Finally, the trooper got around to writing out the ticket, and as he was doing that he
kept swatting at some flies that were buzzing around his head. The farmer said,
"Having some problems with circle flies there, are ya?"
The trooper stopped writing the ticket and said--"Well yeah, if that's what they
are--I never heard of circle flies." So the farmer says--"Well, circle flies are
common on farms. See, they're called circle flies because they're almost always found
circling around the back end of a horse."
The trooper says, "Oh," and goes back to writing the ticket. Then after a minute
he stops and says, "Hey...wait a minute, are you trying to call me a horses
The farmer says, "Oh no, officer. I have too much respect for law enforcement and
police officers to even think about calling you a horses ass."
The trooper says, "Well, that's a good thing," and goes back to writing the
After a long pause, the farmer says, "Hard to fool them flies though."