Marriage is the chief cause of divorce. Groucho Marx
Wedding Bells Again for
Woman with Sense of Humour Marries 23 Times
Linda Wolfe, aged 68, who
was first married at the age of 16, admits she became 'addicted to the
romance' of getting hitched. Will and Guy note that grandmother, with 23
ex-husbands, has been recognised as the most married woman in the world. Mrs
Wolfe from Anderson, Indiana, USA can no longer list her husbands in order
but remembers the nicest was a Mr George Scott, her first and, at seven
years, her longest marriage.
We find it amusing to record that she has
been single now for 12 years, her longest stint unmarried since childhood,
'But I would get married again,' she told us laughing, 'because, you know,
it gets lonely.'
More Funny Marriage Stories from Mrs Wolfe to Make You Smile
Linda, once married the same man, Jack Gourley, three times.
longest marriage lasted seven years. Her shortest was just 36 hours.
the subsequent decades she married a one-eyed convict, a preacher, barmen,
plumbers and musicians.
homeless and one beat her. Another put a padlock on her fridge.
marriage, a decade ago, was a publicity stunt. It was to Glynn Wolfe, who in
taking Linda as his bride meant he was the world's most married man, at 29
times. He died a year later aged 88.
A Pack of Playing Cards?
They say that marriage is like a deck of cards, you start out with two
hearts and a diamond, and end up with a club and a spade.
Good Insurance Policy?
Hooligans had set fire to a farmer's haystack which then spread to his barn.
While he surveyed the wreckage, his wife 'phoned their insurance company
and asked them to send a check for £30,000, [$60,000 USD] the amount of
insurance on the barn.
'We don't give you the money,' a company official explained. We replace the barn and all the equipment in it.'
'In that case,' replied
the wife, 'cancel the policy I have on my husband.'
An Unbelievable Marriage
If Your Wife is a Nag
Will and Guy have discovered an allegedly true but outrageous marriage
Hitting on the novel idea that he could end his wife's incessant nagging
by giving her a good scare, Hungarian Jake Fen built an elaborate harness to
make it look as if he had hanged himself. When his wife came home and saw
him she fainted.
Apparently on hearing a disturbance their neighbour came over and,
finding what she thought were two corpses, seized the opportunity to loot
As she was leaving the room, her arms laden, the outraged and suspended
Mr Fen kicked her stoutly in the backside. This so surprised the lady that
she dropped dead of a heart attack.
We can confirm that Mr Fen was acquitted of manslaughter and he and his
wife have been reconciled.
Interesting Night Out
After a wild night of drink, drugs and debauchery, Bill woke up to find himself
next to a really ugly woman. That's when he realised he had made it home
'Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right, and the
other is usually the husband.'
When our lawn mower broke and wouldn't run, my wife kept hinting to me
that I should get it fixed. Somehow I always had something else to take care
of first: the truck, the car, email, fishing, always something more
important to me.
Finally she thought of a clever way to make her point. When I arrived
home one day, I found her seated in the tall grass, busily snipping away
with a tiny pair of sewing scissors. I watched silently for a short time
and then went into the house. I was gone only a few minutes. When I came out
again I handed her a toothbrush.
'When you finish cutting the grass,' I said, 'you might as well sweep the
The doctors say I will walk again, but I will always have a limp.
Marriage Over the Years
Some people have strange views on the subject of
In the first year of marriage, the man speaks and the woman listens.
In the second year, the woman speaks and the man listens.
In the third year, they both speak and the neighbours listen.
A Heavenly Marriage
An elderly Italian man lay dying in his bed. While suffering the agonies of impending death, he suddenly smelled the aroma of his favourite Italian anisette sprinkle cookies wafting up the
Gathering his remaining strength, he lifted himself from the bed. Leaning against the wall, he slowly made his way out of the bedroom, and with even greater effort, gripping the railing with
both hands he crawled downstairs. With laboured breath, he leaned against the doorframe, gazing into the kitchen. Where it not for death's
agony, he would have thought himself already in heaven, for
there, spread out upon waxed paper on the kitchen table were literally hundreds of his favourite anisette sprinkled cookies.
Was it heaven? Or was it one final act of heroic love from his devoted
Italian wife of sixty years, seeing to it that he left this world a happy man?
Mustering one great final effort, he threw himself towards the table, landing on his knees in a crumpled posture. His
parched lips parted, the wondrous taste of the cookie was already in his mouth, seemingly bringing him back to life.
The aged and withered hand trembled on its way to a cookie at the edge of the
table, when it was suddenly smacked with a spatula by his wife..... 'Back off!' she said, 'they're for the funeral.'
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David, a young husband with an inferiority complex insisted he was just a
little pebble on a vast beach. The marriage counsellor, trying to be
creative, told him, 'If you wish to save your marriage, David, you'd better
be a little boulder.'
Ten Funny Marriage Stories
1. Life Insurance
An insurance salesman was trying to persuade, Mrs Warren, a housewife, to
buy a life insurance policy.
'Just imagine,' he pronounced, 'if your husband was to die tomorrow, what
would you get?'
'Oh, a Yorkshire terrier dog, I think,' responded Mrs Warren brightly,
'they're so well-behaved.'
2. Since Marriage I've
Only last week, in the local pub, I bumped into Ricky. We chatted over a pint and he surprised me by announcing,
'Mark, Rosie and I are getting a divorce.'
I was stunned, 'Why? What happened, you two seem so happy together.'
'Well,' Ricky stated, 'ever since we got married, Rosie has tried to
change me. She got me to stop drinking, smoking, running around at all hours
of the night and more. She taught me how to dress well, enjoy the fine arts,
gourmet cooking, classical music and how to invest in the stock market.'
'Are you a little bitter because she spent
so much time trying to change you?' I probed.
'Nah, I'm not bitter,'
Ricky continued, 'now that I'm so improved, Rosie just isn't good enough for
3. Wife's Birthday
'Today is my wife's birthday,' announces Archie to his mate, Bert.
are you getting for her?' enquires Bert.
'Make me an offer!' responds
Archie with a grin.
After a lengthy quarrel, Mandy said to her husband,
Dave, 'You know, I was a fool when I married you.'
Dave replied quickly, 'Yes, Mandy, but I was in love and didn't notice
5. Wedding Engagement
Enid, the bride to be, upon her engagement, went to her mother and told
her, 'I've found a man just like father.'
Her mother replied, 'So, Enid, what do you want from me, sympathy?'
6. More Funny Quotations on
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get
a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...and that is a good thing for any
man. - Socrates
Personally I think one of the greatest things about
marriage is that as both husband and Father, I can say anything I want to
around the house. Of course, no one pays the least bit of attention.
If your wife laughs at your joke, it means you either have a good joke, or a
7. Do You Know Your Wife?
'Is it true, Dad,' asked Laurence, that in ancient China, a man doesn't
know his wife until he marries.'
'That happens everywhere, Laurence, everywhere!' responds his father.
8. Influenza and the Wife: A Funny Short Tale
Peter came down with the 'flu and was forced to stay home one day.
He was glad for the interlude because it taught him how much his wife,
Sally, loved him.
Sally was so thrilled to have him around that when a delivery man or the
mailman arrived, she ran out and yelled, 'My husband's home! My husband's
9. Beauty and the Beast
Mrs Brown: Don't you think that man over there is the ugliest person
you've ever seen?
Mrs Parr: That's my husband.
Mrs Brown: Oh dear, I'm so sorry.
Mrs Parr: You're sorry ...........!
10. Clue to Happiness in Marriage
To be happy with a man, you must understand him a lot and love him a
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot and not try to
understand her at all.
A Serious Marriage Finding:
Happiness Correlates with Marriage
Naturally, you can be unhappily married, but a lot of people are content
with their marital lot. Overall, people in successful marriages are
happier than people who are not.
There are those who are not married, but who are in stable, committed
relationships. As long as this is effectively the same as marriage,
then they also tend to be be happier.
A Real-life Humorous Marriage
The White Rabbit Marries Alice
A Love Story from Cornwall, England
Jane and Mark Sharp-Hall's wedding was so very different since they and
their guests all dressed up as characters from the novel 'Alice's Adventures
in Wonderland' (commonly shortened to 'Alice in Wonderland').
Alice and the White Rabbit
They were married dressed as Alice and the White Rabbit from * Carroll's
1865 novel, while the best man came as the Mad Hatter and other guests
played the Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat, Caterpillar and 28 playing cards.
'This is the second time round for both of us and we did it traditionally
the last time so we thought we'd do everything a bit differently this time,'
said Mrs Sharp-Hall, who spent more than a year creating the costumes.
* Alias of English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
The couple married underground at Poldark Mine in Cornwall, where they
also enjoyed a Mad Hatter-inspired tea party - including little 'Eat
And Finally: This Is How Fights Begin in Marriage
Why are married women heavier than single women?
Because single women come home, see what's in the fridge and go to bed,
whereas married women come home, see what's in the bed and go to the
I asked my wife, 'Where do you want to go for our
It warmed my heart to see her face melt in sweet
'Somewhere I haven't been in a long time.' she said.
So I suggested, 'How about the kitchen?'
And that's when the fight
My wife was hinting about what she wanted for our
She said, 'I want something shiny that goes
from 0 to 150 in about 6.4 seconds.'
I bought her a scale.
then the fight started...
I took my wife to a restaurant.
The waiter, for some
reason, took my order first.
'I'll have the rump steak, medium rare,
She said, 'Aren't you worried about the mad cow?'
she can order for herself.'
And then the fight started...
A woman was looking in the bedroom mirror.
not happy with what she saw and said to her husband, 'I feel horrible; I
look old, fat and ugly. I really need you to pay me a compliment.'
The husband replies, 'Your eyesight's absolutely perfect.'
the fight started.....
My wife sat down on the couch next to me as I was
She asked, 'What's on TV?'
I said, 'Dust.'
And then the fight started.....
Please Marry Me
A man who lives in Australia persuaded 40 of his friends and family to
make a human chain spelling out the words "marry me". Will and Guy do not
know if the woman involved agreed. Please inform us if you know.
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