In a very exclusive private school near California's Silicon Valley, a third-grade teacher was lecturing her upper high-class students about the less fortunate. She asked them each to write an essay about a poor family in the area.
One young girl's paper began:
"Once upon a time there was a poor family. The father was poor. The mother was poor. The children were poor. The nannies were poor. The pool man was poor. The personal trainer was poor. The gardeners were poor. This was a very poor family."
The boyfriend calls his girlfriend and says, "Hi, hon, are you good with your heart transplant tomorrow?"
"Oh, I'm a bit frightened, but confident," she answers.
"You know, I love you, and I'm sure everything is gonna be fine," he adds.
"I love you too!" she says and hangs up.
After a successful surgery, she wakes up and when she sees her father beside her, she inquires, "Where's my boyfriend?"
"Whose heart do you think is in your body now?" asks her dad.
"NOOOO!!!" she exclaims.
"Calm down," said her father, "this was just to test your new heart. He just went to the restroom..."
As a man serviced an alarm system at a jewelry store recently, the saleswoman let him know that the store was having a 20 percent off sale.
"I bet your girlfriend would love it if you bought her something," she suggested.
"I don't have a girlfriend," he answered.
"No girlfriend? Why not?"
"My wife won't let me. "