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Another groaner...

A Scots lady visited the local newspaper office to place an obituary for her recently deceased husband. The obit editor told her that the fee for the obituary was 50 pence a word. She paused, and after some thought, said, "Well then, let it read, Fred Brown died". 

Amused at the woman's thrift, the editor informed her of the seven word minimum for all obituaries. 

"In that case," she replied, "let it read, Fred Brown died: Golf clubs for sale".

Thanks to Robert Fein for this (and many worse!).  The gift certificate is in the [e]mail!

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