Jennifer Palmer (aquamail at
Fri, 16 Oct 1998 16:58:05 +1000

Very funny Lary! :-)

Yes I do see all the mail directed at me.....

At 07:03 15/10/98 -0400, you wrote:
>If anyone knows where the Rooster is send this to him......
>An old farmer decided it was time to get a new rooster for his hens. The
>current rooster was still doing an okay job, but he was getting on in years.
>And the farmer figured getting a new rooster couldn't hurt anything. So he
>buys a young cock from the local rooster emporium, and turns him loose in the
>barn yard. Well, the old rooster sees the young one strutting around and he
>gets a little worried. "So, they're trying to replace me," thinks the old
>rooster. I've got to do something about this.
>He walks up to the new bird and says, "So you're the new stud in town? I bet
>you really think you're hot stuff, don't you? Well I'm not ready for the
>chopping block yet. I'll bet I'm still the better bird. And to prove it, I
>challenge you to a race around that hen house over there. We'll run
around it
>ten times and whoever finishes first gets to have all the hens for himself."
>Well, the young rooster was a proud sort, and he definitely thought he was
>more than a match for the old guy. "You're on," said the young rooster.
>since I know I'm so great, I'll even give you a head start of half a lap.
>I'll still win easy."
>So the two roosters go over to the hen house to start the race with all the
>hens gathering around to watch. The race begins and all the hens start
>cheering the roosters on. After the first lap, the old rooster is still
>maintaining his lead. After the second lap, the old guy's lead has slipped a
>little but he's still hanging in there.
>Unfortunately the old rooster's lead continues to slip each time around, and
>by the fifth lap he's just barely in front of the young rooster.
>By now the farmer has heard all the commotion. He runs into the house, gets
>his shotgun, and runs out to the barn yard figuring a fox or something is
>after his chickens. When he gets there, he sees the two roosters running
>around the hen house, with the old rooster still slightly in the lead. He
>immediately takes his shotgun, aims, fires, and blows the young rooster away.
>As he walks away slowly, he says to himself, "Darn, that's the third gay
>rooster I've bought this month."