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A 70 year old lady applies to a university

Interviewer: “I think it’s marvellous that you want to do a degree at 70 years old but I have a question. What’s your motivation?” Elderly candidate: “My husband has always dreamed of sleeping with a student.” Chris

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Hedonism and marriage

Hedonists devote their lives to pleasure so their choices are predetermined. If it isn’t pleasurable: avoid. Choices can be imprecise. Are known bachelor pleasures better than future pleasures in marriage? Marriage is a gamble. Many marriages end unhappily and divorcees … Continue reading

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A scene from ‘One foot in the grave’ [two elderly people who constantly bicker: Margaret is the wife]

Sales Assistant: We can have it delivered to you first thing Monday morning. Margaret Meldrew: Not until then? Sales Assistant: Isn’t that alright? Margaret Meldrew: All right? I’ve just spent the most unutterably miserable week of my entire life coping … Continue reading

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A final conversation between husband and wife

As she sat by him, he whispered, his eyes full of tears, “You know what? You have been with me all through the bad times.  “When I got fired, you were there to support me.  When my business failed, you … Continue reading

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I’ve got him now

I’m glad he’s old, weak and Not like he was when young. With those nasty brawny arms And long striding legs. I’m glad he’s up there in his bed and I’m glad I’ve got the whip hand now. There he … Continue reading

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