A Retired Marine

A retired Marine sits around the house all day, so one day his wife says, “Ed, you could do something useful, like vacuum the house once a week.”

The guy gives it a moment’s thought and says, “Sure, why not? Show me to the vacuum.” Half an hour later, the guy comes into the kitchen to get some coffee.

His wife says, “I didn’t hear the vacuum running, I thought you were using it?”

Exasperated, Ed answers, ”The stupid thing is broken, it won’t start. We need to buy a new one.”

“Really,” she says. “Show me it worked fine the last time.” So he did…

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