A woman decides to have a facelift for her birthday. She spends $5,000
and feels pretty good about the results. On her way home, she stops at a
newsstand to buy a newspaper.
Before leaving she says to the clerk, "I hope you don't mind my asking, but
how old do you think I am?"
"About 32," is the reply.
"I'm exactly 47," the woman says happily.
A little while later she goes into McDonald's and asks the counter girl the
very same question.
She replies, "I guess about 29."
"Nope, I'm 47."
Now, she's feeling really good about herself. She stops in a drug store
on her way down the street. She goes up to the counter to get some mints and asks the clerk this burning question.
The clerk responds, "Oh, I'd say 30."
Again she proudly responds, "I am 47, but, thank you."
While waiting for the bus to go home, she asks an old man the same
He replies, "Lady, I'm nearly 50 and my eye sight is going. Although,
when I was young, there was a sure way to tell how old a woman was. It sounds very forward, but it requires you to let me put my hands under your bra. Then I can tell you exactly how old you are."
They wait in silence on the empty street until curiosity gets the best of her.
She finally blurts out, "What the heck, go ahead."
He slips both of his hands under her blouse and under her bra and
begins to feel around very slowly and carefully.
After a couple of minutes of this, she says, "Okay, okay, how old am I?"
He completes one last squeeze of her breasts, removes his hands, and says,
"Madam, you are 47."
Stunned and amazed, the woman says, "That was incredible, how could you
The old man replies, "Promise you won't get mad?"
"Promise", she says.
He replies, "I was behind you in line at McDonald's."
*posted from an email sent to me by Ross *