A woman walked into a bridal shop one day and told the sales clerk that
she was looking for a wedding gown for her fourth wedding. “Of course,
madam,” replied the sales clerk, “exactly what type and color dress are
you looking for?”
The bride to be said: “A long frilly white dress with a veil.” The
sales clerk hesitated a bit, then said, “Please don’t take this the
wrong way, but gowns of that nature are considered more appropriate for
brides who are being married for the first time – for those who are a
bit more innocent, if you know what I mean? Perhaps ivory or sky blue
would be nice?”
“Well,” replied the customer, a little peeved at the clerk’s directness,
“I can assure you that a white gown would be quite appropriate.
Believe it or not, despite all my marriages, I remain as innocent as a
You see, my first husband was so excited about our wedding; he died as
we were checking into our hotel. My second husband and I got into such a
terrible fight in the limo on our way to our honeymoon that we had that
wedding annulled immediately and never spoke to each other again.”
“What about your third husband?” asked the sales clerk?
“That one was a Texas A&M Football Coach,” said the woman, “and every
night for five years, he just sat on the edge of the bed and told me
how good it was going to be, but nothing ever happened.”
–Thanks to E’s brother, Charles, for sharing this with us!