The Wife and the Thermometer

The Wife and the Thermometer

Upon arriving home in eager anticipation of a leisurely evening, the
husband was met at the door by his sobbing wife. Tearfully she
explained, “It’s the druggist – he insulted me terribly this morning on
the phone.”

Immediately the husband drove downtown to accost the druggist and demand
an apology. Before he could say more than a word or two, the druggist
told him, “Now, just a minute – listen to my side of it. This morning
the alarm failed to go off, so I was late getting up. I went without
breakfast and hurried out to the car, but I’ll be damned if I didn’t
lock the house with both house and car keys inside. I had to break a
window to get my keys. Driving a little too fast, I got a speeding
ticket. Then, about three blocks from the store I had a flat tire.

When I finally got to the store there was a bunch of people waiting for
me to open up. I got the store opened and started waiting on these
people, and all the time the darn phone was ringing its head off. Then I
had to break a roll of nickels against the cash register drawer to make
change, and they spilled all over the floor. I got down on my hands and
knees to pick up the nickels – the phone is still ringing – when I came
up I cracked my head on the open cash drawer, which made me stagger
back against a showcase with a bunch of perfume bottles on it, and half
of them hit the floor and broke. The phone is still ringing with no let
up, and I finally got back to answer it. It was your wife — she wanted
to know how to use a rectal thermometer. Well, Mister, I TOLD HER!”

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 Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hard cover and Ebooks,and contact information: please check his

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In today’s world, many resort to abusing drugs and alcohol, why are so many becoming addicted and not only destroying their lives but the lives of others around them as well?

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