On their wedding night, the young bride
approached her new husband and asked
for $20.00 for their first lovemaking encounter.
In his highly aroused state, her husband readily
This scenario was repeated each time they made
love, for more than 30 years, with him thinking that
i t 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 emp loyer 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 fi nd
another position that paid anywhere near what
he'd been earning, and therefore, they were=2 0financially
Calmly, his wife handed him a bank book which
showed more than thirty years of steady deposits
and interest totalling 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 the more than three decades
she had 'charged' him for sex, these holdings had
multiplied and these were the results of her savings
Fac ed 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 business!'
That's when she shot him.
You know, sometimes, men just don't know when
to keep their mouths shut.