Only Joking!

The Smiths were proud of their American family tradition. Their ancestors had arrived in America on the Mayflower. Their family included senators and Wall Street wizards.

They decided to compile a family history, a legacy for their children and grandchildren. They hired a fine author. Only one problem arose: how to handle great-uncle George, who had been executed in the electric chair. The author said he could handle the story tactfully.

When the book appeared, it said, "Great-uncle George occupied a chair of applied electronics at an important government institution, was attached to his position by the strongest of ties, and his death came as a great shock."

After she woke up, a woman told her husband, " I just dreamt you gave me a beautiful pearl necklace for Valentine's Day. What do you think it means?"

"You'll know tonight," he said.

That evening the man came home with a small package and gave it to his wife. Delighted, she ripped off the wrapping paper - to find a book entitled: The Meaning of Dreams.

Two dogs are sitting and watching a man put up a fence. The smaller dog asks the larger one, "What's he doing?"

The larger dog replies: "That's how they mark their territory."