Man reading paper: “Gold is up to $1,200 an ounce.”
Wife across table: “You should take those gold chains to Smyth Jewelers.”
Man: “Those two wimpy gold chains? What would they do with those?”
Wife: “Why not? It’ll be an adventure.”
Note: Watch for the three-part “Charles Village Observed” by The IFN Writers, starting Dec. 21.