JUST FOR LAUGHS
Do the right thing
Watching a movie recently, I couldn’t hear the dialogue over the chatter of the two women in front of me. Unable to bear it any longer, I tapped one of them on the shoulder. “Excuse me,” I said. “I can’t hear.” “I should hope not,” she answered. “This is a private conversation.”
Trill is gone
“What is that sound?” a woman visiting our nature center asked. “It’s the frogs trilling for a mate,” Patti, the naturalist, explained. “We have a pair in the science room. But they’ve been together for so long, they no longer sing to each other.” The woman nodded sympathetically. “The trill is gone.”
First 10 hardest
When a woman in my office recently became engaged, a colleague offered her some advice. “The first ten years are the hardest,” she said. “How long have you been married?” I asked. “Ten years,” she replied.