So, there were these three girls who were getting married and they all met to discuss effective birth control at the marriage counselor’s office.
Two of the girls were from the city and one was a farm girl from Alabama.
The counselor first asked them if they planned on having a baby right away or if they were going to wait for a while before after they got married. They all agreed that they had discussed this with their potential husbands and all agreed to wait for a while.
The counselor asked the first city girl what type of birth control she planned on using. Her answer was, the rhythm method.
“That will work”, the counselor said, “as long as you keep a good record”.
He then asked the second city girl what system she planned on using.
“I plan on using birth control pills”, she said.
The counselor nodded hos head and said, “Yes that will work, as long as you don’t forget to take them of course”.
He then asked the farm girl from Alabama what method of contraception she was planning on using.
Her answer was, “The pail and saucer method”.
After a short delay while he was deep in thought, the counselor told her that this should also work.
He asked them all to come back in one year on a specific date for a follow up, to see how things were going.
So, they all met again one year later at the counselor’s office and the two city girls were pregnant. Only the farm girl from Alabama was still slim and trim.
Well the counselor asked the first city girl what method she used and what went wrong.
She replied that she used the rhythm method but somehow got her notes mixed up and, well here I am, going to have a baby.
The counselor asked the second city girl what method she used and what went wrong.
She replied that she used the birth control pill, but went camping one weekend and didn’t have her pills with her. “As you can see”, she said to the counselor, “I too am going to have a baby”.
The counselor finally turned to the Alabama farm girl and said to her, “I vaguely remember you were going to use the pail and saucer method. Now I must admit that I don’t have a clue what the pail and saucer method is. Will you explain it to me as I see it has worked well for you”.
The farm firl from Alabama replied, “Well my husband and I make love standing up and since I am quite a bit taller than my husband, he stands on a pail turned upside down. Now as we are making love, I watch the expression on his face. When his eyes get as big as saucers, I kick the pail out from under him. It works everytime!”
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