A cowbody rides into town ...

A cowboy rides into town on his horse and heads straight to the saloon for a drink. A few hours and a bottle of whiskey later, he walks out of the saloon.

After a minute, he runs back in.

“All right!” he yells. “Who took my horse?”

No one says a thing.

“Right,” says the cowboy. “I’m gonna give y’all to the count of three. If no one tells me what happened to my horse, we’re gonna have a repeat of what happened back in ’71.”

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Still, no one says anything.

“One!” Everyone begins to look around.

“Two!” A few people start edging for the door.

“Don’t make me do this. THR—”

“It was just a joke!” a young man yells. “Your horse is out back, safe and sound.”

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“Lucky,” the cowboy says. “I was almost ready to do it.”

“Do what?” the man says. “What happened in ’71?”

The cowboy sighs. “I had to walk home.”

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