A young blonde woman was driving through the Florida Everglades while on vacation.
She wanted to take home a pair of genuine alligator shoes, but was very reluctant to pay the high prices the local vendors were asking for.
After becoming very frustrated with the attitude of one of the shopkeepers, the young blonde declared, "Well then, maybe I'll just go out and catch my own alligator and get a pair of shoes for free!"
The shopkeeper said with a sly smile, "Well little lady, why don't you go on and give it a try?"
The blonde headed off to the swamp, determined to catch an alligator.
Later in the day, as the shopkeeper was driving home, he spotted the same young woman standing waist deep in the murky water, with a gun in hand.
As he brought his car to a stop, he saw a huge 9-foot gator swimming rapidly toward her.
With lightning reflexes, the blonde took aim, shot the creature and hauled it up onto the slippery bank.
Nearby were seven more dead alligators, all lying belly up.
The shopkeeper stood on the bank, watching in silent amazement. The blonde struggled mightily, but managed to flip the gator onto its back.
Rolling her eyes heavenward, she screamed in frustration, "DAMN IT! THIS ONE'S BAREFOOT, TOO!"