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  A Vital Statistic
by Tom Hyland
Saturday, April 24, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

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A little something which I did NOT write, but wish I had. I have no idea how old it is, but I came across it over twenty years ago. I just happened to be a life insurance salesman at the time, and it was quite appropos.

Some might consider it another good reason for one to adopt a "Carpe Diem" philosophy for life.

Hope you enjoy!



A VITAL STATISTIC

 

 

"HE WAS A VERY CAUTIOUS MAN

WHO NEVER ROMPED OR PLAYED;



HE NEVER SMOKED, HE NEVER DRANK,

NOR EVER KISSED A MAID.






AND WHEN HE UP AND PASSED AWAY,

HIS INSURANCE WAS DENIED,



FOR, SINCE HE HADN'T EVER LIVED,



THEY CLAIMED HE NEVER DIED !"





 

ANONYMOUS




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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
(((tom)))

it's so good to see you back here! and to think i almost missed this

LOL--hysterical! thanks for sharing!

me thinks i'll go have another smoke LOL

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
If he didn't have
a wife,
or any children,
or any maids;
then he didn't need
any insurance.

The States
will take care of his burial.

~ Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu ~
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon
So many people right now, are experiencing that dilemma.
Excellent.
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