The visitor was delighted as he looked around the room. It was full of cricket paraphernalia. A couple of bats, caps, a box with a dent, trophies and scores of photographs and newspaper cuttings.
As he examined some of the trophies, he noticed a small tarnished and un cared for looking urn on the top shelf of a bookcase.
'What's this?' he asked, lifting the urn.
'The ashes,'grunted the host.
'The ashes!' exclaimed the visitor. 'Why are they not in pride of place?'
'Don't see why they should be,' replied his host, 'the wife never cared for cricket!'
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