After having their 11th child, an Alabama couple
decided that was enough so the husband went to his doctor and told him that he
and his wife/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. The doctor instructed him to go
home, get a cherry bomb (fireworks are legal in Alabama), light it, put it in a
beer can, and then hold the can up to his ear and count to 10.
The man said to the doctor, "I may not be the
smartest man, but I don't see how putting a cherry bomb in a beer can next to my
ear is going to help me, I don't want to go deaf!"
So, the couple drove to Georgia to get a second
opinion. The Georgia physician was just about to tell them about the procedure
for a vasectomy when he noticed that they were from Alabama.
This doctor instead told the man to go home and
get a cherry bomb, light it, place it in a beer can, and then hold it to his ear and
count to 10.
Figuring that both physicians couldn't be
wrong, 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