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Horsepower

A farmer in Northern Arizona
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plowed his fields using only one hourse. Yet as he plowed, he yelled to the horse, "Giddyup, Jack!" "Giddyup, Mick!" "Giddyup, Casey!"

A stranger passing by stopped the farmer. "I couldn't help overhearing you shout to your horse," he said, "and I'm curious. How many names does your horse have?"

The farmer laughed good-naturedly and replied, "Oh, his name is Jack."

Then the farmer's voice dropped to a conspirational whisper. "But he doesn't know his own strength. So I put blinders on him and yell all those other names. This way he thinks he has other horses helping him.

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