Sarah and a friend are running a ranch together
They decide they need a bull to mate with their cows to increase their
The friend takes their life savings of $600 dollars and goes to Texas
buy a bull. She eventually meets with an old cowboy that will sell her a
"It's the only one I got for $599, take it or leave
She buys the bull and goes to the local telegram office and
"I'd like to send a telegram to my friend in Arizona that says:
Have found the stud bull for our ranch, bring the
The man behind the counter tells her, "Telegrams to anywhere in
the U.S. are $.75 per word."
She thinks about it for a moment and decides. "I'd like to send
one word, please."
"And what word would that be?" inquires the
"Comfortable." replies the brunette.
The man asks, "I'm sorry miss, but how is your friend gonna
understand this telegram?"
The friend replies, "Sarah's not too bright and reads REAL slow,
when she gets this, she will see COM-FOR-DA-BULL.