A man named Bill died.
In his will, he asked for an elaborate funeral and his will allocated $100,000 dollars to cover its expenses.
As the last guests departed the affair, his wife Nancy turned to her oldest and dearest friend.
“Ah well, Bill would be pleased,” she said.
“You’re right,” replied Mary, who lowered her voice and leaned in close.
“So go on, how much did this really cost?’”
“All of it,” said Nancy. “One hundred thousand.”
“Oh no!!” Mary exclaimed,
“I mean, it was very grand, but $100,000?!!”
Nancy answered, “Well the funeral was $12,000.
I donated $1,500 to the church.
The whisky, wine and snacks were another $1,500…
and the rest went for the Memorial Stone.”
Mary computed quickly.
“For the love of God, Nancy! $85,000 for a Memorial Stone?”
“HOW BIG IS IT?”
So Nancy showed her…
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