They get a few miles down the road and the mule pulling the wagon just stops and refuses to move. The farmer gets off of the wagon and walks around to the front of the wagon, grabs the mule by the ears and looks him in the eyes and says, “That’s one”.
The farmer climbs back on the wagon and they get a few more miles down the road when the mule just stops again. So the farmer gets off the wagon and grabs the mule by the ears again and looks him in the eyes and says, “That’s two”.
The farmer gets back on the wagon and they get a few more miles down the road when the mule stops again. The farmer just gets off the wagon with his shotgun and shoots the mule dead right there on the road.
The farmer’s wife starts yelling at him, “Why did you do that? We are miles from town and miles from home what the hell is wrong with you, are you stupid?” The farmer walks up to his wife and grabs her by the ears and says, “That’s one”.