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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Feb 17, 2005.

  1. okie

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    A woman goes into the local newspaper office to see that the A woman goes into the local newspaper office to see that the obituary
    for her recently deceased husband is published. After the editor
    informs her that the fee for the obituary is 50 cents a word, she
    pauses, reflects and then says, "Well, then, let it read 'Fred Brown
    died'."

    Confounded at the woman's thrift, the editor stammers that there is a
    7-word minimum for all obituaries. The woman pauses again, counts on
    her fingers and replies, "In that case, 'Fred Brown died: 1983 Pick-up
    for sale'."