An elderly man in
had owned a large farm for several years. Louisiana
He had a large pond in the back. It was properly shaped for swimming, so
he fixed it up nice; picnic tables, horseshoe courts, and some apple and
One evening the old farmer decided to go down to the pond to look it
over, as he hadn't been there for a while. He grabbed a five-gallon
bucket to bring back some fruit.
As he neared the pond, he heard voices shouting and laughing with glee.
As he came closer, he saw it was a bunch of young women skinny-dipping
in his pond.
He made the women aware of his presence and they all went to the deep
end. One of the women shouted to him, 'We're not coming out until you
The old man frowned, 'I didn't come down here to watch you ladies swim
naked or make you get out of the pond naked.'
Holding the bucket up he said, 'I'm here to feed the alligator.'
Some old men can still think fast.