“Help mate!” he cried, “I just got braces and orthodontic equipment for 100 of my sheep, and the local sheep orthodontist just died! I need a responsible animal dentist to come care for my flock!”
The orthodontist was moved, and a good price was offered, so he promptly flew to Australia for what he figured would be a week or two of work.
But he found that he was entirely unfamiliar with the orthodontic equipment the sheep had been given, and he spent a whole 6 months in Australia trying to figure out the foreign braces.
When at last he boarded a plane for home, after half a year of frustrating work, he sighed with happiness. “At last”, he said, “I’ll be seeing ewes in all the old familiar braces!”