Marriage : LUSENET : U of C General Studies 500 : One Thread

In light of Ron's discussion of marriage today, I thought you might enjoy a smile:

One bright, beautiful Sunday morning everyone in the tiny Midwestern town got up early and went to the local church. Before the services started the towns people were sitting in their pews when suddenly Satan appeared at the front of the church. Everyone started screaming and running for the exit, trampling each other in a frantic effort to get away from the evil incarnate. Soon everyone evacuated from the church except for one elderly gentleman who sat calmly in his pew. He was not moving and seemed oblivious to the fact that God's ultimate enemy was in his presence. Now, this confused and irritated the Devil a little bit, so he walked up to the man and said, "Don't you know who I am?" "Yep, sure do.", replied the elderly gentleman. Satan asked, "Aren't you afraid of me?" "Nope, sure ain't.", the gentleman replied. Satan, a little more perturbed at this, asked, "Why aren't you afraid of me?" The man calmly replied, "Been married to your sister for 48 years."

-- Anonymous, November 27, 2000

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