Have You Seen This? How to straighten a pig's tail

Posted June 21, 2016

THE FARM — I have two resumes: a resume that will help me get a real a job that pays real money and a resume full of fairly useless “skills.”

For instance, I have a natural gift for getting the butter-to-popcorn ratio just right when I make a batch of air-popped popcorn, I often making children cry just by looking at them (not exactly proud of this one), and I’m Tetris champion in my family. None of these items will land me a job or get me through an apocalypse, zombie or otherwise, yet I continue to build this curriculum vitae.

This video gives me a new skill to add to my skilless CV, and as my gift to you, I’m sharing the video so you too can expand your horizons. What is this newfangled skill? Uncurling a pig’s tail in less than five seconds, of course.

This step-by-step video will take you from zero to hero in your social circles as you learn to not only uncurl a pig’s tail but what it takes to recurl it as well. Trust me, you will amaze your friends, family and all farm animals (except pigs).

You’re welcome.

The video was first posted in 2012, but it recently gained a second life online — as well it should — because it’s adorable and funny, and that’s why the internet was invented, according to the internet.

Martha Ostergar is the former Video Productions Manager of She has moved on to write elsewhere, but she can't seem to break her habit of cruising the Internet for amazing videos and writing about them. Follow her on Twitter at @monstergar.


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