Overheard While In Line
"I lost my heart and had my wife broken in two on the same day."
The man grimaced. "Wait, no... that's not right. I had my heart broken and lost my two wives... No. I only had one. I mean, I did have another wife – she died from cholera. You know how it is. But this wife broke my heart. And..." He trailed off. "Umm, yeah, I think I'm done."
"Those are your last words?" The executioner sighed. "Well, I guess I've heard worse."
1 June 2016