Mr. Wojohowitz had been retired for a year when his wife of fifty years suggested one day, "why don't we take a cruise for a week and make wild passionate love like we did when we were young?"
He thought it over and agreed. He put on his hat and coat and went down to
the corner drug store. He stepped up to the counter and asked for a bottle of
seasick pills and a box of condoms.
Upon returning home his wife greeted him at the door saying, "you know dear,
I've been thinking it over and I see no reason why we couldn't manage a month
long cruise so we could relax and make wild passionate love like we did when we
He smiled, turned around and went back to the pharmacy. He stepped up and
ordered 12 bottles of seasick pills and a dozen boxes of condoms.
Upon returning back home his wife met him on the porch with a big smile on
"Max, I have a marvelous idea. You know, now that our children are all on
their own, there's nothing to stop us from cruising around the world."
"I'll be right back," he said.
Back to the drug store he went. When he approached the pharmacy counter the
druggist looked up with a puzzled grin. Mr. Wojohowitz sheepishly ordered 297
bottles of seasick pills and the same number of boxes of condoms.
The startled pharmacist busied himself filling the order then passed the
wrapped package across the counter saying, "You know, Mr. Wojohowitz, you've
been doing business with me for over thirty years. I certainly don't mean to
pry, but if it makes you that sick - WHY DO YOU DO IT!"