and his wife Lorraine went to the local fair every year and every year William
would say, "Lorraine, I'd like to ride in that aeroplane." Lorraine always
replied, "I know William, but that aeroplane. ride costs 10 pounds, and 10
pounds is 10 pounds."
year William and Lorraine went to the fair and William said, Lorraine, I'm 81
years old. If I don't ride that aeroplane. I might never get another chance."
Lorraine replied, "William, that aeroplane. ride costs 10 pounds, and 10 pounds
is 10 pounds."
pilot overheard them and said, "People, I'll make you a deal. I'll take you both
up for a ride. If you can stay quiet for the entire ride and not say one word, I
won't charge you; but if you say one word it's 10 pounds." William and Lorraine
agreed and up they went.
pilot did all kinds of twists and turns, rolls and dives, but not a word was
heard. He did all his tricks over again, but still not a word. When they landed,
the pilot turned to William and said, "By George, I did everything I could think
of to get you to yell out, but you didn't."
William replied, "Well, I
was going to say something when Lorraine fell out, but 10 pounds is 10 pounds."