May 19, 2006

Those Wacky Mortitians...

A man who just died is delivered to an Oxford, Mississippi mortuary wearing an expensive, expertly tailored black suit.

The Rebel mortician asks the deceased's wife how she would like the body dressed.

He points out that the man does look good in the black suit he is already wearing.
The widow, however, says that she always thought her husband looked his best in Ole Miss blue, and that she wants him in a blue suit with a whiteshirt.

She gives the mortician a blank check and says, "I don't care what it costs, but please have my husband in a blue suit with a white shirt for the viewing.

"The woman returns the next day for the wake. To her delight, she finds her husband dressed in a gorgeous blue suit with a subtle chalk stripe and a beautiful white silk shirt;
the suit fits him perfectly.

She says to the mortician, "Whatever this cost, I'm very satisfied. You did an excellent job and I'm very grateful. How much did you! spend?

"To her astonishment, the Rebel mortician presents her with the blank check.
"There's no charge," he says.

"No, really, I must compensate you for the cost of that exquisite blue suit and wonderful white shirt!" she says."Honestly, ma'am," the mortician says, "it cost nothing.

You see, a deceased gentleman of about your husband's size was brought in shortly after you left yesterday, and he was wearing an attractive blue suit. I asked his wife if she minded him going to his grave wearing a black suit instead, and she said it made no difference as long as he looked nice.

H/T to Jack

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