was sitting quietly reading his paper when his wife walked up behind
him and whacked him on the head with a magazine.
was that for?" he asked.
was for the piece of paper in your pants pocket with the name Mary
Lou written on it," she replied.
weeks ago when I went to the races, Mary Lou was the name of one
of the horses I bet on," he explained.
honey, I'm sorry," she said. "I should have known there
was a good explanation."
days later he was watching a ballgame on TV when she walked up and
hit him in the head again, this time with the iron skillet, which
knocked him out cold. When he came to, he asked, "What the
hell was that for?"
replied, "Your horse called."