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> A couple in their nineties are both having problems
> remembering things. They
> decide to go to the doctor for a checkup. The doctor
> tells them they're
> physically okay, but they might want to start
> writing things down to help
> them remember.
> Later that night while watching TV, the old man gets
> up from his chair. His
> wife asks, "Where are you going?"
> "To the kitchen" he replies.
> "Will you get me a bowl of ice cream?"
> "Sure."
> "Don't you think you should write it down so you can
> remember it?" she asks.
> "No, I can remember it."
> "Well, I'd like some strawberries on top, too. You'd
> better write it down
> because you know you'll forget it."
> He say, I can remember that! You want a bowl of ice
> cream with
> strawberries."
> "I'd also like whipped cream. I'm certain you'll
> forget that, so you'd
> better write it down!" she retorts.
> Irritated, he says, "I don't need to write it down,
> I can remember it! Leave
> me alone! Ice cream with strawberries and whipped
> cream - I got it, for
> goodness sake!" Then he grumbles into the kitchen.
> After about 20 minutes, the old man returns from the
> kitchen and hands his
> wife a plate of bacon and eggs. She stares at the
> plate for a moment and
> says - "Where's my toast?"