Chuckle of the Day – A Five Gallon Bucket

by Sherry Riter in Chuckle

5 gallon bucket

An elderly man in Louisiana had owned a large farm for several years. He had a large pond in the back. It was properly shaped for swimming, so he fixed it up with nice picnic tables, horseshoe courts, and some apple and peach trees.

One evening the old farmer decided to go down to the pond, as he hadn’t been there for a while, and look it over. 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 leave!’

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!.


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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 See Mom Smile April 14, 2010 at 8:44 pm

That would be something my dad would say. Dirty old lovable grandpa…


2 Maggie S April 14, 2010 at 9:13 pm

Sounds like a story my Grandad would tell. Quick n dirty.


3 Cassie April 15, 2010 at 4:40 pm

LOL That's a great story.


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