Joke 442

8 Jun


Washing on the Line

Washing on the Line (Photo credit: Alex E. Proimos)

Thanks to life.aisle for letting me use this one.


An old couple moved into a new neighbourhood.  One morning while eating breakfast, the wife watched her neighbour hang out the washing.

“That laundry isn’t very clean,” she said. “She doesn’t know how to wash properly. Perhaps she needs better soap powder.”  Her husband looked on, but remained silent.

Every time her neighbour would hang her washing out to dry, the wife would make the same comments.

About one month later, the woman was surprised to see a nice clean wash on the line and said to her husband, “Look!  She’s learned how to wash properly at last!  I wonder who taught her?”

The husband said, “I got up early this morning and cleaned our windows.”

23 Responses to “Joke 442”

  1. robincoyle June 8, 2012 at 04:07 #

    You kill me.


  2. siggiofmaine June 8, 2012 at 04:13 #

    Love it ! Thanks.
    Siggi in Downeast Maine


  3. terry1954 June 8, 2012 at 04:47 #

    that was so hysterical!! i was thinking he was going to say he went over and taught or helped her. hehe, good one Tilly


  4. slpmartin June 8, 2012 at 05:06 #

    That’s a good one.


  5. sonofwalt June 8, 2012 at 05:13 #

    Oooh, snap! 🙂


  6. grannymar June 8, 2012 at 07:52 #

    An oldie, but a goodie! It reminds me it is time tackle my own windows….. when the rain stops!


  7. Elaine June 8, 2012 at 08:33 #

    Hee hee! Mind you, there mjight be a slight ring of truth about it that reminds me – I should clean my windows. 🙂


    • vivinfrance June 8, 2012 at 08:48 #

      Great story – but it makes me think of motes and beams!


      • Tilly Bud June 8, 2012 at 10:52 #

        If that’s a crack at me…

        …it’s well-deserved 🙂


        • vivinfrance June 8, 2012 at 11:01 #

          People in grass houses shouldn’t stow thrones. Whoops, that’s a different joke.


          • Tilly Bud June 8, 2012 at 11:04 #



            • vivinfrance June 8, 2012 at 11:39 #

              Jock says he saw through that joke from the beginning!


              • Tilly Bud June 8, 2012 at 11:41 #

                Jock cracks me up 🙂


              • Tilly Bud June 8, 2012 at 11:41 #

                Shouldn’t you be poeming?


                • vivinfrance June 8, 2012 at 11:43 #

                  I’m catching up, and also trying to find my Beautiful Blooms poems for the Poetic Bloomings anthology, which involves reading a years’ worth of their site – very distracting.


  8. adinparadise June 8, 2012 at 11:19 #

    Love it, Tilly. 😉


  9. viveka June 8, 2012 at 11:38 #

    Wonderful …. this I love !!!!!


  10. Janie Jones June 8, 2012 at 15:32 #

    LOL! Good one!


  11. bluebee June 8, 2012 at 23:30 #

    Haha – good one. Reminds me of this case here in a very wealthy suburb of Sydney a few years back


    • Tilly Bud June 9, 2012 at 10:30 #

      Good grief! I had to laugh at the Judge’s wife saying the scarecrow looked like him 😀


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