The Farmer and his Watermelons

There was a farmer who grew watermelons. He was doing prettty well, but he
was disturbed by some local kids who would sneak into his watermelon patch
at night and eat all his watermelons. After some careful thought, he came up
with a clever idea that he thought would scare the kids away for sure. 

So he made up a sign and posted it in the field. The next day, the kids show
up and they see a sign saying "Warning! One of the watermelons in this field
has been injected with cyanide." 

So the kids run off and make up their own sign and post it next to the
farmer's sign. The farmer shows up the next week and looks over the field.
He notices that no watermelons are missing, but reads the sign next to his :
"Now there are two!!!"

Thanks to Gary Walraven for this contribution.


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This message was sent on 17 Oct 1996