A farmer in
Iowa got pulled over by a State Trooper for speeding.
started to lecture the farmer about his speeding, and in general
began to throw his weight around to try to make the farmer feel
uncomfortable. Finally, the trooper got around to writing out the
ticket. As he was doing that, he kept swatting at some flies that
were buzzing around his head.
said, "Having some problem with them there circle flies, are ya?"
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."
says, "Oh," and goes back to writing the ticket. Then after a
minute, he stops and says, "Are you trying to call me a horse's
says, "Oh no, officer. I have too much respect for law enforcement
and police officers to even think about calling you a horse's ass."
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."