The Three kick rule !!!
A big city lawyer went duck hunting in a very rural area a client told him about. He shot and dropped a bird, but it fell into a farmer's field on the other side of a fence.
As the lawyer climbed over the fence, an elderly farmer drove up on
his tractor and asked him what he was doing. The litigator responded,
"I shot a duck and it fell in this field, and now I'm going to
The old farmer Peter replied, "This is my property, and you are not
coming over here."
The indignant lawyer said, "I am one of the best trial lawyers
in the state and, if you don't let me get that duck, I'll sue you and
take everything you own!"
The old farmer smiled and said, "Apparently, you don't know how we
settle disputes in these parts . We settle small disagreements like
this with the 'Three Kick Rule.'
The lawyer asked, "What is this so called 'Three Kick Rule'?"
The Farmer replied, "Well, because the dispute occurs on my land, I
get to go first. I kick you three times and then you kick me three
times and so on back and forth until someone gives up."
The lawyer quickly thought about the proposed contest and decided that
he could easily take the old codger. He agreed to abide by the local
The old farmer slowly climbed down from the tractor and walked up to
the attorney. His first kick planted the toe of his heavy steel-toed
work boot into the lawyer's groin and dropped him to his knees!
His second kick to the midriff let the lawyer's breakfast come back up for air so to speak and, finally, with the lawyer on all fours the farmer's third and last kick to his rear end sent him face-first into a fresh cow pie.
Summoning every bit of his will and remaining strength the lawyer very
slowly managed to get to his feet. Wiping his face with the arm of his
jacket, he said, "Okay, you old fella.... Now it's my turn."
The old farmer smiled and said, "Nah, I give up. You can have the
When you are educated, you'll believe only half of what you hear.
When you're intelligent, you know which half !!!.