"What would you like for your anniversary, darling?" asked the husband as the couple prepared to celebrate their thirtieth wedding anniversary.
"How about a new wardrobe full of designer labels?"
"No, I don't think so," said the wife.
"Then what about a new Mercedes?"
"No, I don't think so."
"Then what about a holiday in Bali?"
"No, I don't think so. You see, what I really want is a divorce....
An old joke from Isaac Asimov(fairly long).
As is well known, in this thirtieth century of ours, space travel is fearfully dull and time-consuming. In search of diversion, many crew Members defy the quarantine restrictions and pick up pets from the various habitable worlds they explore.
Jim Sloane had a rockette, which he called Teddy....
The Old African King
There was once a highly respected King of an African tribe. Every year since his thirtieth birthday, he had been given a brand new throne to sit in for the year. Each year, the new throne far surpassed the beauty and value of the one prior to it. The problem was, each person in this tribe lived i...