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KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 11:51:02       [Reply]  [Send Email]
When you know what gee and haw means in giving directions...KAtG


mud    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:06:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
them hayburners really know left from right?

hear 'bout the cure for a cross-eyed mule?


Technically...    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:10:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
They only know left from right depending on what country they are in/from...

UK teamsters walk on the right side of the team and Gee technically means to turn away from (to the outside of) the teamster, so in the UK 'Gee' means 'Turn left'...

Salmoneye,



mud    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:32:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
thanks sam i will remember that if i ever get a chance to get over in them parts. you been there, or just more of that encylopediac mind of yours
coming to the surface?

maple syrup do taht to a fellers brain?


Salmoneye    Posted 10-27-2004 at 03:00:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
Never been there...

I just read too much...

Salmoneye,


toolman    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:12:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
them limeys got it bassackwads all the time, my buddy mick the welshman always is on the wrong side of the road and hes been here for years, course it might help if he sobered up.


Yabbut...    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:15:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
What fun would that be?

Salmoneye,


toolman    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:35:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
thats what mick keeps sayin.


KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:08:26       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I will bite..lol..What's the cure for a cross eyed mule??


well    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:30:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
o.k. then- here goes as it was tolt to me--

old farmer calls the vet to come see his cross-eyed mule. vet tells the oldtimer to hold him tight and watch his eyes real close. then the vet inserts a slender hollow reed into the backside of the mule and blows into it as hard as he can. sure enough the oldtiimer shouts to the vet that the mules eyes popped back to normal. then the mules eyes crossed again. the poor vet was so winded that he could not manage a second go of it so he asked the farmer to blow hard into the reed.
the farmer went up to the reed and removed it, turned it around, and gently shoved it back into the mules rump.

"What you do that for?" asked the vet.

"Well you didnt think i was going to use the same end you did, did ya?"

Trick is to have your very own slender reed i guess.

mud



Or...    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:01:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
You are a Musher...

Salmoneye,



toolman    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:10:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
don,t you need snow for that.


Nope...    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:14:07       [Reply]  [No Email]

Not for summer training...

Salmoneye,


Dang...    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:19:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Here is the pic...

Salmoneye,



toolman    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:37:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
ah yup i seen they have those up at the hill for tourists , didn,t think many did that.


Jet9N    Posted 10-26-2004 at 12:57:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Don't you also have the know the difference between
a mule and a hinny?

Jet


KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:05:58       [Reply]  [Send Email]
We used a big old mule never had a jenny...KAt


Jet9N    Posted 10-26-2004 at 16:19:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
I said HINNY not JENNY. Look it up in Websters book.

Jet


KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 17:02:17       [Reply]  [Send Email]
All I have is a cheap paperback back Webster's...hinny isn't in it...Maybe I will put a new dictionary on my wish list...KAtG


Les    Posted 10-26-2004 at 12:55:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
I use "gee" and "haw" in my square dance calling.


KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:06:58       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I love square dancing...haven't done it in years...KAt


toolman    Posted 10-26-2004 at 12:51:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
hows everything on the homstead kat, all well i hope, is the little calf doing ok now, has matt gotten rid of that gas yet,guess you,ll know who it was when it disapperas lol.


KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:02:04       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I am having a "black dog day" as they call it...Matt is outside as we speak almost scraping the ground with the mower trying to get rid of that #%@^ grass...There is nothing else to do...either keep her locked up or get rid of it...Ellie is locked in the barnyard and drooling to get out and eat what remaining onion grass there is...I got 5 gal. of beautiful milk in my fridge and when you open the jar it will blow your head off with the smell...So guess I will have to pour it all down the drain since my chickens are died...
Wow what the last few days this has been...
My little calf that fought with the barb wire is doing great...wounds almost all healed up...that spray stuff works wonders...MAtt says we are going to use it on us if need be..lol..Lot cheaper than going to the doctor and probably better for you also...
I am lost without anything to tend too...I do not know how anyone just sits and watchs TV and does nothing...(sister-in-law)...I got to get me some more chickens soon...my little calf don't even need me as much...MAybe I am having empty nest snydrome..lol..
How are things in Canada??? Sounds like a wonderful place to me...
I got to get out of the house for awhile...walls strating to close in..lolTake care..KAt


Well shucks.....    Posted 10-26-2004 at 12:01:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
I know what that means! Kinda tough gettin the MIL inta harness fer training tho dang it. :^)

Clipper: Working the old mule and dodging the kicks too...


KatG    Posted 10-26-2004 at 13:03:34       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I sure wish I had my grandpas old harnesses and plows...I figure one day we may have to get back to them again the way fuel is going up...KAt


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