Three cowboys are sitting around a campfire, out on the lonesome 
prairie, each with the bravado for which cowboys are famous.  A night 
of tall tales begins.
The first says, "I must be the meanest, toughest cowboy there is. 
Why, just the other day, a bull got loose in the corral and gored six 
men before I wrestled it to the ground, by the horns, with my bare 
The second can't stand to be bested.  "Why that's nothing.  I was 
walking down the trail yesterday and a fifteen foot rattler slid out 
from under a rock and made a move for me.  I grabbed that snake with 
my bare hands, bit its head off, and sucked the poison down in one 
gulp.  And I'm still here today."
The third cowboy remained silent, slowly stirring the coals with his