A Fairy Tale
A man and his wife were celebrating their fortieth wedding anniversary in a quiet romantic restaurant. Suddenly, the most beautiful tiny fairy appeared and said: ‘For being such an exemplary married couple and for being loving to each other for all this time, I am granting each of you a wish.’
The wife answered: ‘I would like to travel around the world with my darling husband.’
The fairy waved her magic wand and – poof! – she held two tickets for the Queen Mary II in her hands.
The husband thought for a moment: ‘Although this is highly romantic, another opportunity like it will never come my way again. I’m sorry my love, but my wish is to have a wife thirty years younger than I am.’
Both the wife and the fairy were deeply disappointed. But, as a wish is a wish, the fairy waved her magic wand and in an instant the husband turned into a man of ninety-two.
The moral of this story is: men who are inclined to selfish behaviour should, before making wishes, bear in mind that fairies are feminine.
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