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Old habits

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:52 am
by Erik_Kowal
An old Yorkshireman is lying in his bed dying.

With a very weak voice, he asks:

"Is my wife here?"

— "Yes, I'm here".

"Are my children here?"

— "Yes, your children are all here".

"Are my grandchildren here?"

— "Yes, we're all here".

"Then why is the light in the kitchen still on?"

Re: Old habits

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:49 am
by Bobinwales
I am married to a Yorkshire woman. I can easily believe this story.

Re: Old habits

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:17 am
by tony h
Very good. As the son of a Yorkshire man many of the lights in our house are operated by movement sensors. It annoys me that the cat switches them on. And , of course, the old :

An old Jewish man is lying in his bed dying.

With a very weak voice, he asks:

"Is my wife here?"

— "Yes, I'm here".

"Are my children here?"

— "Yes, your children are all here".

"Are my grandchildren here?"

— "Yes, we're all here".

"Then who is minding the shop?"