Before the wedding of Felipe and Maria began, the groom spoke to the priest.
Felipe said, “Father, I’d appreciate that during the wedding vows, you’d omit the difficult parts.”
“What difficult parts?” the priest asked.
“You know Father, just don’t say anymore the for better or for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health thing. Just leave those lines out.”
Felipe then slipped a crisp P1000 into the priest’s pocket and walked away, smiling.
During the wedding vows, the priest looked at Felipe and said, “Felipe, do you take Maria as your lawful wedded wife for better or for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, serving her breakfast in bed everyday, washing the dishes and doing the laundry everyday, cleaning the house everyday till death do you part?”
Felipe appeared like a train ran over him. With a very weak voice, he croaked, “I do.”
After the wedding, Felipe walked up to the priest and asked, “Father, I thought we had a deal?”
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