An architect, an artist
and a programmer were discussing whether it was better to have a wife
"I enjoy time
with my wife, building a solid foundation for an enduring
"I enjoy time with
my mistress, because of the passion and mystery we share."
"I prefer to
"Yeah. If you
have a wife and a mistress, they will each assume you are spending time
with the other woman, and you can go to the office and get some work
A farmer returning home late at night, found
a man standing
beside the house with a flashlight in his hand. "What are you
doing here?" he asked, savagely, suspecting he had caught a
criminal. For answer came a chuckle, and—"It's only mee,
The farmer recognized John, his worker.
"It's you, John, is it? What on earth are
you doing here this
time o' night?"
Another chuckle. "I'm a-coortin' your
"And so you've come courting with a
flashlight, you fool. Why I
never took a lantern when I courted my wife."
"No, zur, you didn't, zur," John chuckled.
"We can all zee you