The army and the navy were looking for new recruits, when two boll weevil brothers showed up.
The older brother had worked in Hollywood as the go-to guy whenever an insect was needed in a movie, while the other brother had never amounted to much.
The army recruited the older brother, while the navy recruited the younger brother. That day, the navy won a battle, while the army lost a b...
Two boll weevils grew up in South Carolina.
One went all the way out to Hollywood and became a famous actor. The other stayed behind in the cotton fields and never amounted to much. The second one, naturally, became known as the lesser of two weevils.
Boll weevils are detrimental to cotton crops. If you had to have boll weevils on your farm, which do you want, a big weevil or a little weevil?
The little weevil, because you always want the *lesser of two weevils.*
My botany professor just told us this.