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The Farmer Wants A Wife

As I posted last year, one of our local farmers has a great sense of humour and each year, usually just before Christmas, uses hay bales to create a bit of a story for those that travel along the Strzelecki Highway. This year he’s created something a little different and somewhat cryptic, which immediately made me think of farming jokes:

An aged farmer and his wife were leaning against the edge of their pig-pen when the old woman wistfully recalled that the next week would mark their golden wedding anniversary.

“Let’s have a party,” she suggested. “Let’s kill a pig.”

The farmer scratched his grizzled head. “Gee” he finally answered, “I don’t see why the pig should take the blame for something that happened fifty years ago.”

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