Glasgow Mortuary by bluey9

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A man who just died is delivered to a Glesga mortuary wearing an
expensive, expertly tailored black suit. Big Tam the mortician asks
the deceased's wife how she would like the body dressed. He points out
that the man does look very good in the black suit he is already
The widow, however, says that she always thought her husband looked
his best in navy. She gives Tam a blank cheque and says, 'I don't care
what it costs, but please have my husband in a navy suit for the
The woman returns the next day. To her delight she finds her husband
dressed in a gorgeous navy suit with a subtle chalk stripe; the suit
fits him perfectly. She says to Tam, 'Whatever the cost, I'm very
satisfied. You did an excellent job and I'm very grateful. How much
did you spend?' To her astonishment, Tam presents her with the blank
cheque. 'Nae charge,' he says. 'No, really, I must pay you for the
cost of that exquisite navy suit!' she says.

'Honestly, hen,' Tam says, 'it didnae cost nothin. You see, a deed
gentleman of about your husband's size was brought in shortly after
you left yesterday, and he was wearing an attractive navy suit. I
asked his missus if she minded him going to his grave wearing a black
suit insteed, and she said it made nae difference as long as he looked

'So, I just switched their heids.'

Posted 25 Jun 2012, 13:44 #1