A wise old farmer went to town to
buy a pickup truck that he saw advertised for a certain price.
After telling the salesman which
truck he wanted, they sat down to do the paperwork. The salesman
handed the farmer the bill, and the farmer declared, "This isn't
the price I saw!"
The salesman went on to tell the
wise old farmer how he was getting extras such as power brakes,
power windows, special tires etc. and that was what took the price
up. The farmer need the truck badly, He paid the price and went
A few months later, the salesman
called up the farmer and said, "My son is in 4-H and he needs a
cow for a project. Do you have any for sale?"
The farmer said, "Yes, I have a
few cows, and I would sell for $500.00 apiece. Come look at them
and take your pick."
The salesman said he and his son
would be right out. After spending a few hours in the field
checking out all the farmer's cows, the two decided on one and the
salesman proceeded to write out a check for $500.00.
The farmer said--------"Now, wait
a minute, that's not the final price of the cow. You're getting
extras with it and you have to pay for that too."
"What extras?" asked the
Below is the list the farmer gave
the salesman for the final price of the cow ...
- Basic Cow - $500.00
- Two tone exterior - $45.00
- Extra stomach - $75.00
- Product storing equipment -
- Straw compartment - $120.00
- 4 Spigots @ - $10 ea - $40.00
- Leather upholstery .- $125.00
- Dual horns - $45.00
- Automatic fly swatter - $38.00
- Fertilizer attachment -
Grand Total - $1,233.00
Submitted by Debbie, Proud