TWENTY DOLLARS>> On their wedding night, theyoung bride approached hernew husband and asked

for $20.00 for their first lovemaking

encounter. In his highly aroused state,

her husband readily agreed.

This scenario was repeated each time

they made love, for more than 40 years,

with him thinking that it was a

cute way for her to afford new clothes

and other incidentals that she needed.

Arriving home around noon one day, she

was surprised to find her husband in a very

drunken state.

During the next few minutes, he

explained that his employer was

going through a process of corporate

downsizing, and he had been let go.

It was unlikely that, at the age of 59,

he’d be able to find another position

that paid anywhere near what He’d been earning,

and therefore, they were financially ruined.

Calmly, his wife handed him a bank book

which showed more than forty years of steady

deposits and interest totaling nearly $1 million.

Then she showed him certificates of deposits

issued by the bank which were worth over

$2 million, and informed him that they

were one  of the largest depositors in the bank.

She explained that for more than

three decades she had ‘charged’ him for


These holdings had multiplied and these

were the results of her savings and


Faced with evidence of cash and

investments worth over $3 million,

her husband was so astounded he could

barely speak.

But finally he found his

voice and blurted out,

‘If I’d had any idea what you were

doing I would have given you all my


That’s when she shot him.

You know, sometimes, men just don’t

know when to keep their mouths shut