The Derrickhand and the monkey (22 Visits)
This old boy from South Louisiana was working the derrick in Brazil. Every day on his tower he would see this monkey watching him from a tree, so he started bringing up bananas and feeding the monkey. It didn't take long and that monkey was in the derrick with him and he taught the monkey how to rack pipe. After a few days the derrick hand didn't have to do anything. The monkey was doing it all. Well the rig hand got laid off. He went home to South Louisiana. He sat home for 6 months then the phone rang. They wanted to know if he wanted his derrick job back in Brazil. Right away he said" Uhuh Y'all finally figured out that I was better than that monkey huh?" They said" No sir, the monkey made toolpusher, he's the one said to call you.