Saturday, February 25, 2006

The Box Under Bill & Hillary's Bed

When Bill and Hillary first got married Bill said, "I am putting a box
under the bed. You must promise never to look in it."

In all their 30 years of marriage, Hillary never looked. On the
afternoon of their 30th anniversary, curiosity got the better of her and
she lifted the lid and peeked inside. In the box were 3 empty beer cans
and $81,874.25 in cash.

She closed the box and put it back under the bed. Now that she knew
what was in the box, she was doubly curious as to why there even was
such a box with such contents.

That evening, they were out for a special anniversary dinner. After
dinner, Hillary could no longer contain her curiosity and she confessed,
saying, "I am so sorry, Bill. For all these years I kept my promise and
never looked into the box under our bed. However, today, the temptation
was too much and I gave in. But now I need to know, why do you keep the
3 beer cans in the box?"

Bill thought for a while and said, "I guess after all these years you
deserve to know the truth, Whenever I was unfaithful to you, I put an
empty beer can in the box under the bed to remind myself not to do it again."

Hillary was shocked, but said, "Hmmm, Jennifer, Paula, and Monica. I am
very disappointed and saddened by your behavior. However, since you are
addicted to sex, I guess it does happen and I guess 3 times is not that bad
considering your problem."

Bill thanked her for being so understanding. They hugged and made their

A little while later Hillary asked Bill, "So why do you have all that money
in the box?"

Bill answered: "Well, whenever the box filled up with empty cans, I took
them to the recycling center and redeemed them for cash."

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