Wife’s secret

A happy couple of over sixty years shared everything with each other. They never kept a secret  from each other except for one. The lady kept a shoe boxin her cupboard and told her husband to never to open it.

For years they never talked about it but the husbands sometimes used to wonder what was inside the box. One day the lady got very sick and she lost hope to recover.   The lady did not want to keep any secrets from her husband anymore and asked the husband to get the box out of her cupboard.

When the husband brought the box, she asked him to open the box. The husband opened the box and found two crocheted dolls and a stack of money worth $95,000.  The husband was curious about the content of the box and asked her about it.

She said, “When we were to be married. My grandmother told me that the secret for a happy married life was to avoid argument. And if I ever get angry with you then I should keep quiet and just crochet a doll.”

The old man was relieved and happy to see that there were only two crochet dolls in the box. The two crochet dolls meant his wife was just angry two times during whole married life.

Then he said, “Dear, that explains dolls but what about all the money in the box? Where did it came from?

“Oh”, she smiled and said, “That’s the money I made from selling all the other dolls.”

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