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Laughing Matters

January 7, 2014

I'd Love to Be Six Again

A man asked his wife what she'd like for her birthday. "I'd love to be six again," she replied.

             On the morning of her birthday, he got her up bright and early and off they went to a local theme park. What a day! He put her on every ride in the park: the Death Slide, the Screaming Loop, the Wall of Fear--everything there was! Wow!

             Five hours later she staggered out of the theme park, her head reeling and her stomach upside down. Right to McDonald's they went, where her husband ordered her a Big Mac along with extra fries and a refreshing chocolate shake. Then it was off to a movie - the latest Star Wars epic, and hot dogs, popcorn, Pepsi Cola, and MandMs. What a fabulous adventure! Finally she wobbled home with her husband and collapsed into bed.

             He leaned over and lovingly asked, "Well, dear, what was it like being six again?"

             One eye opened. The wife said, "You idiot, I meant my dress size!"

             The moral of this story is: If a woman speaks and a man is actually listening, he will still get it wrong.

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