An elderly gent was invited to his old friends'
home for dinner one evening. He was impressed by the
way his buddy preceded every request to his wife
with endearing terms - calling her Honey, My Love,
Darling, Sweetheart, Pumpkin, etc. The couple had been
married almost 70 years, and they were still very
clearly in love.
While the wife was off in the kitchen, the man
leaned over and said to his buddy, "I think it's
wonderful that after all the years you've been married, you
still call your wife those loving pet names."
The old man hung his head. "I have to tell you
the truth," he said. "I forgot her name about ten years
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