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Cover girl for “Modern Wheelbarrow” magazine?

June 22, 2007

Did you hear the one about the Bavarian farmer’s daughter who posed for a calendar? No, really, she did. Every year a bunch of farm chicks pose for a Young Farmers’ calendar, which is an immediate sell-out.

Katharina, one of the models, explains that the purpose is to show how modern the industry is. “The calendar shows today’s farming – not what it was like in the old days,” she says.

I get it. That must be why our photos and video from the shoot show the models in a wheelbarrow, posing with cows, chopping wood with a big ax – all that newfangled farm stuff that shows they’re not building Roman aqueducts anymore. 

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Young Bavarian farm woman Clarissa  poses during a photo shoot for a calendar of German and Austrian farmer wives in Altenstadt near Munich June 20, 2007.  REUTERS/Michael Dalder   

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Mama! Papa! Look what I found in the fields! Can I keep her! Can I!

 

Everyone thought Sigmund was joking as he wheeled Helena towards the wood chipper. But laughter soon turned to horrified screams as Helena became mulch.

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STILL, no needle. Dang.

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Hay! I have an idea

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Dude, fire your scarecrow supplier. That thing will never work.

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Not for nothing, but do they have crop circles in Bavaria?

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Yes, Clarissa. You won The Lottery!

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Now atairs whaddi calla honey wagon!

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I bet she wouldn’t be smiling if that was full of manure :)

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High on a hill was a German farmer
Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo
Loud was the voice of the lonely farmer
Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo

He found a girl when he started to harrow
Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo
Brought her to town in an old wheelbarrow
Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo

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