Three cowboys - one from Louisiana, one from Arkansas, and the other
from OREGON are sitting around a campfire, out on the lonesome prairie,
each with the bravado for which they are famous.
A night of tall tales begins.
The guy from Louisiana says, "I must be the meanest, toughest
cowboy there is.
Why? just the other day a bull got loose in the corral and
gored six men before I wrestled it to the ground by the horns, with my
The guy from Arkansas couldn't stand to be bested. "Why, I was
walking down the trail yesterday and a 15 foot long rattler slid out from
under a rock and made a move for me. I grabbed that snake with my bare
hands and bit its head off and sucked the poison down in one gulp. And I'm
still here today!"
The Oregon cowboy remained silent, slowly stirring the coals