"You know honey." said we to
our wife, "We can't understand why
so many people are getting so up-tight
over that new record out about short
"Maybe they're short-sighted," said
our wife as she began mixing the dough for
some short-bread. "how come your're home
"We took a short cut. We jogged home."
"I thought you sounded a little short of
breath. Sort of short-winded...that's
what happens when you hit middle age. When
we were married, you were short and pleasingly
"Let's eat, we're hungry."
"Well, go wash your hands, they're
"Guess next you'll be telling us our
toes look funny, too?"
"Oh no, in fact, we only wish your nose
was as cute as your toes."
"Listen...dear! Perhaps we should change
the subject or cut this conversation, er, uh,
short. You know how short-tempered we can get."
"All right, dear...Are you going to play
softball for the church team this year?"
"We suppose so."