A husband was sitting quietly reading his paper one morning, peacefully enjoying himself, when his wife sneaks up behind him and whacks him on the back of the head with a huge frying pan.
“What the heck was that for!” he asked.
She replies, “I found a piece of paper in your pants pocket with the name Marylou written on it…”
“Oh, dear, remember two weeks ago when I went to the horse races? Well, Marylou was the name of one of the horses I placed a bet on.”
The explanation seems to appease her, and she leaves the room to go about her business.
Three days later, the man is again sitting in his chair reading the morning paper.
His wife abruptly hangs up the telephone and then whacks him on the back of the head with the huge frying pan.
“What the heck did I do wrong this time!” he asked.
She answered, “Your horse just called!”