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Auxiris BS: Heard any good ones lately (98* d) RE: BS: Heard any good ones lately 16 Jul 02


A little old couple walked slowly into a McDonalds one cold winter evening. They looked quite out of place amid the young families and younger couples eating there that night. Some of the customers there couldn't help but notice them and looked admiringly at them. You could almost tell what the admirers were thinking. "Look, there is a couple who has been through a lot together, I'd bet they're probably married for 60 years or more!" The little old man walked right up to the cash register, placed his order with no hesitation, and then paid for their meal. The couple took a table near the back wall and started taking food off the tray. There was just one regular hamburger, one regular order of French fries, and one drink and two straws between them. The little old man unwrapped the plain hamburger and taking a plastic knife from his coat, he wiped it clean and then carefully cut it in half. He placed one half the hamburger in front of his wife. Then he counted out the French fries, divided them in two piles, and neatly placed one pile in front of his wife. He took a sip of the drink, then his wife took a sip and they set the cup down between them. As the old man began to eat his few bites of hamburger and French fries the crowd around them began to get restless. Again, you could tell what they were thinking. "That poor old couple. All they can afford is one meal for the two of them." And as the old man began to eat his French fries a younger man stood up and proudly walked over to the old couples' table. He politely offered to buy another meal for the old couple to eat. The old man replied, no, thanked him and told him that they were just fine. They were just so used to sharing everything in life, he said. Then the crowd noticed that the little old lady hadn't touched the food to take a bite of it. She just sat there watching her husband eat and occasionally would take turns sipping from the one cup with a second straw. Again, the young man came over and begged them to please let him buy them something more to eat. This time it was the lady who explained- no, they were used to sharing everything in life together, and they could manage quite well. And, then, as the little old man finished eating his half of the plain hamburger and order of fries, and was neatly wiping his face with a napkin, the young man could stand it no longer. Again, he came over to their table and offered to buy some more food for them. After being politely refused, again, he finally asked a question of the little old lady. "Ma'am, why aren't you eating. You said that you share everything in life with your husband? What is it that you are waiting for?" She answered..........and...said.....

Get ready. . .

"The teeth, I am waiting on the teeth!"

Sorry!

cheers,

Aux





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