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November 23, 2011

MAYBE THEY'LL TAKE A CHECK

Samoan rugby manager fined 100 pigs for losing

(Thanks to Woozy Barnes)

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Wonder what the prize is for winning?

Isn't a hundred pigs something like 250 bucks?

My niece went to Africa to help with child care for a family that had moved there and was struggling with language courses. She was about 15 and enjoyed the chance to spend a summer in the locale.

One day, a local marriage arranger came calling. The offer for her hand in marriage was in livestock. When she e-mailed the family about the event, her father and I were discussing how many chickens a cow was worth and how the counteroffer should be proffered.

My niece was not amused.

*SNORK*

Throw in 50 stag deer, and the fine will be 150 sows and bucks.

Owwww

200 pigs. He's gonna end up in hock.

And a partridge in a pear tree?

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