Being myself from Scottish lineage….




The only cow in a small town in Ireland stopped  giving milk.
The town folk found they could buy a cow in Scotland quite  cheaply. They brought the cow from Scotland.

It was wonderful, produced lots of milk every day and  everyone was happy.

They bought a bull to mate with the cow to get more cows,  so they’d never have  to worry about their milk supply  again.
They put the bull  in the pasture with the cow but  whenever the bull tried to  mount the cow, the cow would move  away.
No matter what  approach the bull tried, the cow would move away from the bull and he was never able to do the  deed.

The people were very upset and decided to go to the Vet, who was  very wise, tell him what was happening and ask his  advice.

“Whenever the bull tries to mount our  cow, she moves away. If he approaches from the back,  she moves forward. When he approaches her from the front, she backs off. If he attempts from the one side,  she walks away to the other side.”

The Vet rubbed  his chin thoughtfully and pondered this before asking,    “Did you by chance, buy this cow in  Scotland ?”

The  people were dumbfounded, since no one had ever mentioned  that they had brought the cow over  from Scotland  .

“You are truly a wise Vet,” they said. “How did you  know we got the cow from Scotland  ?

The Vet replied with a distant look in his eye :

“My wife  is from Scotland….”



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