Mr Wilson Comes Home One Night


Mr. Wilson comes home one night, and his wife throws her arms around his neck.

“I have great news. I’m a month overdue. I think we’re going to have a baby! The doctor gave me a test today, but until we find out for sure, we can’t tell anybody.”

The next day, Mrs Wilson receives a telephone call from AEC (Atlanta Electric Company) because the electricity bill has not been paid.

“Am I speaking to Mrs Wilson?”

“Yes. Speaking.”

AEC guy, “You’re a month overdue, you know!”

“How do YOU know?” stammers the young woman.

“Well, ma’am, it’s in our files!” says the AEC guy.

“What are you saying? It’s in your files. HOW?”

“Yes. We have a system of finding out who’s overdue.”

“GOD! This is too much.”

“Madam, I am sorry. I am following orders. I have to inform you are overdue.”

“I know that. Let me talk to my husband about this tonight. He will speak to your company tomorrow.”

That night, she tells her husband about the call, and he ... 

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