There were two bulls in a field, a young bull called Harold and an old bull called Sam.
The time of year came to satisfy the local female population and young Harold was pretty excited, seeing as this was his first season and he was raring to go and get the mating ritual started.
“Sam, can I go down to those cows over there?” Harold asked.
“Harold me young lad, relax. This is how it works. We will wait until the cows are lined up at the feed trough, so we can have our way with the ladies in a nice orderly fashion”, said Sam.
“Okay, I can do that”, Harold answered.
Well, feeding time came and all the cows were lined up just like Sam said.
Harold was all excited about going down there, but Sam had a few more instructions.
“Now Harold, here is how this is gonna work. I will start at one end and you can start at the other. We’ll meet in the middle”, said Sam.
“OK, OK, let’s go!” said Harold.
“Hang on Harold!. One more important thing to remember. These gals will let us have our way but you have to show some respect and be polite. OK?” said Sam.
“Sure, sure” says Harold, “Let’s go!”
Well, they go on down to the cows , who are all lined up at the feeding trough.
Harold starts at one end and Sam at the other.
Harold is pretty excited, but he remembers Sam’s instructions about being polite, so as he is going along he makes sure to say, “Thank you ma’am, thank you ma’am, thank you ma’am, thank you ma’am, thank you ma’am, sorry Sam, thank you ma’am…”
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