A female reporter, interviewing an American Indian chief, asked the significance of the varied number of feathers in Indian headdresses.
"Feathers show number of sexual
partners," the chief replied. Indicating a nearby young brave, he
continued, "Him? One woman, one feather. Him?" pointing to a second,
older man, "Three women, three feathers."
The reporter looked at the
Chief's headdress. "But you have so many feathers!"
The Chief proudly
slapped his chest. "Me Chief. Sleep with all women. Big, small, fat,
Horrified, the female reporter said, "You ought to be hung!"
Chief said, "Damn right. Me hung big like buffalo, long like snake."
offended reporter said, "You don't have to be hostile!"
replied, "Horse-style, dog-style, wolf-style, any style!"
cried, "Oh, dear!"
"No no, no deer!" said the Chief. "Ass too high, run