Killing the Fatted Calf


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Submitted Byboodler
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A motorist, driving by a Texas ranch, hit and killed a calf that was crossing the road. The driver went to the owner of the calf and explained what had happened. He then asked what the animal was worth.

"Oh, about $200 today," said the rancher. "But in six years it would have been worth $900, so $900 is what I'm out."

The motorist sat down and wrote out a check and handed it to the farmer.

"Here," he said, "is the check for $900. It's postdated six years from now."




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Posted by Battery Mar 19, 2007

nice

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Posted by pokemania3 Apr 08, 2007

Hmm... I dont get it.

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Posted by FerretGirl Aug 25, 2007

Because the motorist postdated it, the farmer can't cash the check for $900 for six years, at which point the calf would actually have been worth that much.

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