The Elderly Couple

An elderly couple were on a cruise and it was really stormy.
They were standing on the back of the boat watching the moon, when a wave came up and washed the old woman overboard.

They searched for days and couldn’t find her, so the captain sent the old man back to shore with the promise that he would notify him as soon as they found something.

Three weeks went by and finally the old man got a fax from the boat. It read: “Sir, sorry to inform you, we found your wife dead at the bottom of the ocean We hauled her up to the deck and attached to her butt was an oyster and in it was a pearl worth $50,000 . . please advise.”

The old man faxed back: “Send me the pearl and re-bait the trap.”

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  1. Sounds like a great idea…the old guy has some class and smarts about him!
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  2. Greg says:

    Funny…easier than diving for pearls…
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  3. Russ
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    That was wonderful. I am still chuckling. Maybe we could all borrow his bait idea.LOL

  4. Tomas
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    This is eloquent story- well written definition of today: “cost of love” was defined clearly here, yet such truth frightens – forces to search for a shelter in the fairy tales, where morality remains above the pearls till now.
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  5. Steve says:

    I bet when the News Media asked the old guy about the pearl, he clammed up.

    • stevebethere
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      @ Steve
      LMAO @

      I bet when the News Media asked the old guy about the pearl, he clammed up.

      Bloody brilliant response πŸ™‚

  6. Comedy Plus
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    Men! Bwahahahahahahaha. Okay, I would have done the very same thing.

    Have a terrific day. πŸ™‚
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  7. C.A.T.
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    After 6 weeks, the old man started to think, “Maybe the oysters need a fresher butt now.”

    Thanks a lot for making me blog of the week. I really appreciate it.
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  8. Lainy says:

    What a smart idea! Now a butt is the new trend as bait, amazing! HAhahaha!

  9. AVCr8teur
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    Hah, probably what most spouses would say! πŸ˜› Thanks for the laughs.
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  10. Art of RetroCollage
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    Somehow my new spouse just didn’t find it all that funny πŸ™
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