Subject: Great Joke
Fred and his wife Edna went to the state fair every year.
Every year Fred would say, "Edna, I'd like to ride in that there
And every year Edna would say, "I know Fred, but that airplane ride costs
ten dollars, and ten dollars is ten dollars."
One year Fred and Edna went to the fair and Fred said, "Edna, I'm 71
old. If I don't ride that airplane this year I may never get another
Edna replied, "Fred that there airplane ride costs ten dollars, and ten
dollars is ten dollars."
The pilot overheard them and said, "Folks, I'll make you a deal. I'll
you both up for a ride. If you can stay quiet for the entire ride and not
say one word, I won't charge you, but if you say one word, it's ten
Fred and Edna agreed and up they go. The pilot does all kinds of twists
and turns, rolls and dives, but not a word is heard. He does all his tricks
over again, but still not a word.
They land and the pilot turns to Fred, "By golly, I did everything I
could think of to get you to yell out, but you didn't."
Fred replied, "Well, I was gonna say something when Edna fell out, but
ten dollars is ten dollars."