The poker game

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Friday, 19 June 2009

Six retired Floridians were playing poker in the condo clubhouse, when Ben Meierwitz lost $500 on a single hand! He clutched his chest and dropped dead at the table.

Showing respect for their fallen comrade, the other three continued playing standing up. Art Finkelstein looked around and asked, "So, who's gonna' tell his wife?"

They drew straws and Sam Goldberg picked the short one. The others told him to be discreet, be gentle, and don't make a bad situation any worse. "Discreet?" Sam replied. "I'm the most discreet person you'll ever meet. Discretion is my middle name, leave it to me!"

So Sam went over to Ben's apartment, and knocked on the door. Ben's wife answered and asked what he wanted. Sam replied: "Your husband just lost $500 playing poker, and he's afraid to come home."

"Tell him to drop dead!" his wife said.

"I'll go tell him," said Sam.

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