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State Fair

Walking through the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fair, there was a very large crowd standing around the booth of a bathroom scale manufacturer. The booth vendor was very proud of its new model being introduced at the fair. “Listen to these features,” he announced to the growing crowd. “It’s calibrated to one-one-hundredth of […]

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The Rules of Pheasant Hunting

A big city lawyer went pheasant hunting in Iowa for the first time. He shot and dropped a bird, but it fell into a pasture on the other side of the fence. As the lawyer climbed over the fence, a crusty old farmer rode up and asked him what he was doing. The attorney responded, […]

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Iowa State Fair Salute

Walking through the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fair, there was a very large crowd standing around the booth of a bathroom scale manufacturer. The booth vendor was very proud of its new model being introduced at the fair. “Listen to these features,” he announced to the growing crowd. “It’s calibrated to one-one-hundredth […]

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The Farmer’s Vacation

A farmer walked into a bank in New York City and asked for the loan officer. He told the loan officer that he was going to Europe on vacation for two weeks and needed to borrow $5,000 and that he was not a depositor of the bank. The bank officer told him that the bank […]

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Hunter or Farmer

“I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.” – Steven Wright, comedian. 1991 was the year I was sitting in a two day sales training for Kent Feeds in Muscatine daydreaming. Everyone in the room was talking about hunters and farmers. Everyone in the room nods with understanding – that is everyone but […]

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