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Old 01-21-2008, 12:53 AM   #1
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The Secret To A Happy Marriage...
I thought this was a cute joke


A man and woman had been married for more than 65 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the little old woman had a shoe box in the top of her closet that she had cautioned her husband never to open or ask her about.

For all of these years, he had never thought about the box, but one day the little old woman got very sick and the doctor said she would not recover.

In trying to sort out their affairs, the little old man took down the shoe box and took it to his wife's bedside.
She agreed that it was time that he should know what was in the box. When he opened it, he found two crocheted dolls and a stack of money totaling $95,000. He asked her about the contents.


"When we were to be married," she said, "my grandmother told me the secret of a happy marriage was to never argue. She told me that if I ever got angry with you, I should just keep quiet and crochet a doll."

The little old man was so moved; he had to fight back tears. Only two precious dolls were in the box. She had only been angry with him two times in all those years of living and loving. He almost burst with happiness.

"Honey," he said, "that explains the doll, but what about all of this money? Where did it come from?"

"Oh," she said, "that's the money I made from selling the dolls."
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Old 01-21-2008, 01:22 AM   #2
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I would be a very wealthy woman, and I've only been married 18 years.
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Old 01-21-2008, 05:37 AM   #3
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I've just mailed that to my hubby, his response was 'women'!
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Old 01-21-2008, 09:51 AM   #4
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I love it! Aren't women so industrious?
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Old 01-21-2008, 10:30 AM   #5
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That is just pure class I love it !! Thanks for making me laugh.
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My hubby got the biggest loundest laugh outta this.. thanks..
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forwarded this to my hubby and he said - WOW, you may need to buy more yarn !! Of course then he started talking about wanting a portion of the proceeds....NOT
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