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  • Fred G Kovalyak
    Rcvd this from a wonderful Slovak cousin living in Ohio. Although my wife and I are in the 67/70 timeframe, it sounds familiar. fgk ... Now does that sound
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 12, 2004
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      Rcvd this from a wonderful Slovak cousin living
      in Ohio. Although my wife and I are in the 67/70
      timeframe, it sounds familiar.
      fgk


      > A couple in their 90's are having problems
      > remembering things, so they decide to go to the
      > doctor for a check-up. The doctor tells
      >
      > them that they are physically ok, but they might
      > want to start writing
      >
      > things down to help 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.
      >
      >
      >
      > She asks, "Will you get me a bowl of ice cream?"
      >
      > The husband says, "Sure."
      >
      > She gently reminds him, "Don't you think you should
      > write it down so you can remember it?"
      >
      >
      >
      > He says, "No I can remember that."
      >
      > She then says, "Well, I'd like some strawberries on
      > top. You'd better write it down 'cause I know you'll
      > forget it."
      >
      > He says, "I can remember that! You want a bowl of
      > ice cream with strawberries."
      >
      > She adds, "I'd also like whipped cream. Now I'm
      > certain you'll forget that,
      >
      > so you better write it down."
      >
      > Irritated, he says, "I don't need to write it down!
      > I can remember that!
      >
      > Ice cream with strawberries and whipped cream! He
      > grumbles and then heads 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?"

      Now does that sound Familiar ?

      FGK
      Columbua,Md.


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