I've been going steady with this man for six years. We see each other every night. He says he loves me, and I know I love him, but he never mentions marriage. Do you think he's going out with me just for what he can get? --GERTIE
I don't know. What's he getting?
My husband hates to spend money! I cut my own hair and make my own clothes, and I have to account for every nickel I spend. Meanwhile he has a stock of savings bonds put away that would choke a cow. How do I get some money out of him before we are both called to our final judgment? He says he's saving for a rainy day. --FORTY YEARS HITCHED
Tell him it's raining!
My boyfriend is going to be twenty years old next month. I'd like to give him something nice for his birthday. What do you think he'd like? --CAROL
Never mind what he'd like. Give him a tie.
Are birth control pills deductible? --KAY
Only if they don't work.
Our son was married in January. Five months later his wife had a ten-pound baby girl. They said the baby was premature. Tell me, can a baby this big be that early? --WONDERING
The baby was on time, the wedding was late. Forget it.
Do you think about dying much? --CURIOUS
No, it's the last thing I want to do.
Is it possible for a man to be in love with two women at the same time? --JAKE
Yes, and also hazardous.
I know boys will be boys, but my 'boy' is seventy- three and he's still chasing women. Any suggestions? --ANNIE
Don't worry. My dog has been chasing cars for years, but if he ever caught one, he wouldn't know what to do with it.
I have always wanted to have my family history traced, but I can't afford to spend a lot of money to do it. Any suggestions? --SAM IN CAL.
Yes. Run for public office.
What inspires you most to write? --TED
The Bureau of Internal Revenue.
When you are being introduced, is it all right to say, "I've heard a lot about you?" --RITA
It depends on what you've heard.
I am forty-four years old and I would like to meet a man my age with no bad habits. --ROSE
So would I.
What's the difference between a wife and a mistress? --BESS
Night and day.
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