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"She who laughs last,
laughs best!"

"Laughter is the
best medicine."

"Laugh and the world laughs with you, trip over a big bag of garbage and fall on the sidewalk breaking a bone or two and you fall alone!"

Medium Joke Six

"The Last Chicken"
This joke is about a man who has a clever, but not very honest, idea. See how this gets him into trouble in the end. Enjoy!
(1) A butcher, who (2) had had a (3) particularly good day, proudly (4) flipped his last chicken on (5) a scale and weighed it. "That will be (6) 6.35," he told the customer.

"That's a good price, but it really is a little too small," said the woman. "Don't you have anything larger?"

(7) Hesitating, but thinking fast, the butcher returned the chicken to the (8) refrigerator, paused a moment, then took it out again. "This one," he said (9) faintly, " will be 6.65."

The woman paused for a moment, then made her decision. (10) "I know what," she said, "I'll take both of them!"

(1) a man who cuts meat and sells it
(2) this is the "past perfect tense" - he had a good day BEFORE this story happened
(3) quite good
(4) threw up onto the counter
(5) a small tool that shows how heavy something is
(6) you should read this as "six pounds, thirty-five pence"
(7) he stopped for a very short time
(8) a place to keep food cold
(9) softly
(10) "I know what I want to do"

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