Subject: Birth Control > > >After having their 11th child, an Alabama couple >decided that was enough, as they could not afford a >larger bed. So the husband went to his veterinarian and >told him that he and his cousin didn't want to have any >more children. > >The doctor told him that there was a procedure >called a vasectomy that could fix the problem but that >it was expensive. A less costly alternative, said the >doctor, was to go home, get a cherry bomb (fireworks >are legal in Alabama), light it, put it in a beer can, >then hold the can up to his ear and count to 10. >The Alabamian said to the doctor, "I may not be >the smartest man in the world, but I don't see how >putting a cherry bomb in a beer can next to my ear is >going to help me." "Trust me," said the doctor. > >So the man went home, lit a cherry bomb and put >it in a beer can. He held the can up to his ear and >began to count: "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" >At which point he paused, placed the beer can between >his legs, and resumed counting on his other hand. > >This procedure also works in Kentucky, Arkansas, >Mississippi, and West Virginia. BPP you listen to your doctor now ya hear!