July 7th, 2008 14:44 EST
Marriage Proposals At Old Age
An elderly pair (he a widower, she a widow) meet in a retirement village. They seem to hit it off; they share each other`s values, enjoy the same jokes, and find pleasure in each other`s company.
After a few months, the widower asks for the hand of the widow in marriage. She appears hesitant and decided to probe her soon-to-be a little.
"Perhaps I shouldn`t look a gift horse in the mouth, but... How`s your health?"
"It`s OK", he answers. "I`m not getting any younger, but I don`t have any major health problems. I can still enjoy life".
"Well, then", she replies "I don`t want to be a snoop, but I`ve got to protect myself: how are you fixed financially?"
"So-so. I`m not rich, but I`m comfortable. You don`t have to worry about me sponging off you; I can support myself".
The little old lady blushes, and finally asks her swain - "And how`s your sex life...."
"Infrequently", he declares.
The widow ponders this for a moment or so, before asking... "And is that one word or two?