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Stuff That Old Married Guys Have To Put up with, Series #948

Husband (feeling mighty virtuous about have started some long-postponed painting work around the house;  wearing a head-to-toe white painter’s coverall ):  Hi Honey.

Wife (just come in from shopping, stares):  What on earth are you wearing?

Husband:  Painting suit.  Protects my clothes.  Got it from Home Depot.

Wife:  Where’s the tail?

Husband:  Tail?  What tail?  What are you talking about?

Wife:  You look like a sperm.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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