A good ole Tennessee boy won a bass boat in a raffle drawing. He brought
it home and his wife looks at him and says, "What you gonna do with
that. There ain't no water deep enough to float a boat within 100 miles
of here." He says, "I won it and I'm a gonna keep it."
His brother came over to visit several days later. He sees the
wife and asks where his brother is. She says, "He's out there in his
bass boat", pointing to the field behind the house.
The brother heads out behind the house and sees his brother
sitting in a bass boat with a fishing rod in his hand down in the middle
of a big field. He yells out to him, "What are you doing?"
His brother replies, "I'm fishin. What does it look like I'm a
His brother yells, "It's people like you that give people from
Tennessee a bad name, makin everybody think we is stupid. If I could
swim, I'd come out there and whip your tail!"