A Texas cowboy is drinking in a New York bar when he
gets a call on his cell phone. He hangs up, grinning
from ear to ear, and orders a round of drinks for
everybody in the bar because, he announces, his wife
has just produced a typical Texas baby boy weighing 25
Nobody can believe that any new baby can weigh in at
25 pounds, but the cowboy just shrugs, "That's about
average down home, folks...like I said, my boy's a typical Texas baby boy."
Congratulations showered him from all around, and many
exclamations of WOW"! were heard. One woman actually
fainted due to sympathy pains.
Two weeks later he returns to the bar. The bartender
says, "Say, you're the father of that typical Texas
baby that weighed 25 pounds at birth, aren't you?
Everybody's been makin' bets about how big he'd be in
two weeks. We were gonna call you; so how much does he
The proud father answers, "Seventeen pounds."
The bartender is puzzled, and concerned. "What
happened? He already weighed 25 pounds the day he was
The cowboy takes a slow swig from his long-neck beer,
wipes his lips on his shirt sleeve, leans into the
bartender and proudly says,..................."Got him