Never Lie To A Woman!

A man called home to his wife and said, "Honey I have been asked to go fishing up in Canada with my boss & several of his Friends.  We'll be gone for a week. This is a good opportunity for me to get that Promotion I've been wanting, so could you please pack enough Clothes for a week and set out my rod and fishing box, we're Leaving from the office & I will swing by the house to pick my things up"

"Oh! Please pack my new blue silk pajamas."

The wife thinks this sounds a bit fishy but being the good wife she is did exactly what her husband asked.

The following Weekend he came home a little tired but otherwise looking good.

The wife welcomed him home and asked if he caught many fish?

He said, "Yes! Lots of Salmon, some Bluegill, and a few Swordfish, but why didn't you pack my new blue silk pajamas like I asked you to do?"

The wife replied, "I did. They're in your fishing box"

Vocabulary Help

  • a bit fishy - meio estranho
  • boss - chefe
  • catch (catch, caught, caught) - pegar
  • fishing box - caixa com pescaria
  • fish - peixe
  • go fishing - ir pescar
  • honey - querida
  • husband - marido
  • looking good - com boa aparencia
  • pack - fazer a mala
  • pajamas - pijamas
  • pick things up - pegar as coisas
  • reply - responder
  • rod - vara de pescar
  • say (say, said, said) - dizer
  • several - muitos
  • silk - seda
  • tired - cansado
  • weekend - fim de semana
  • wife - esposa

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