A drunken cowboy lay sprawled across three entire seats in the posh Amarillo
Theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the cowboy,
‘Sorry, sir, but you’re only allowed one seat.’
The cowboy groaned but
didn’t budge. The usher became more impatient: ‘Sir, if you don’t get up from
there I’m going to have to call the manager.’
Once again, the cowboy just
groaned. The usher marched briskly back up the aisle, and in a moment he
returned with the manager. Together the two of them tried repeatedly to move the
cowboy, but with no success.
Finally they summoned the police. The Texas
Ranger surveyed the situation briefly then asked, ‘All right buddy what’s your
‘Fred,’ the cowboy moaned.
‘Where ya from, Fred?’ asked the
With terrible pain in his voice, and without moving a muscle,