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Could have told her.

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Sharron

Sharron Report 14 Dec 2017 14:38

It was the village lunch today at the pub and we had crackers so all the great and the good of the village were wearing paper hats.

Immediately after the lunch, many of them had to go to the church for the funeral of a quite prominent local gentleman.

The wife of the man who is a sort of deputy vicar, went marching off to the funeral, still wearing a red paper crown.

AND NOBODY THOUGHT TO TELL HER.

Caroline

Caroline Report 14 Dec 2017 18:57

:-D :-D

Dermot

Dermot Report 14 Dec 2017 19:05

We are more likely to be altruistic towards people who like our jokes.

The deceased is unlikely to have complained. ;-)

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 14 Dec 2017 22:49

Yes, you could have told her - but more fun not to! :-D :-D :-D