Affluence

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The lady, already sporting a family from a prior husband had recently married a newly affluent technology developer and spared no energy in advertising her situation.

Having headed to Florida for the winter, she arrived at an extremely expensive and exclusive resort, duly driven by her chauffer in a new luxury car. She herself was resplendent in jewels and expensive designer cloths.

"Boy," she called, "No, not just you. All of you."

The bellboys came running and the woman began her orders:

"You, take that suitcase. You, the trunk. You, the hatbox."

On she went until finally all the luggage was apportioned and she came to the last bellboy.

"And you," said she, "can carry my son Matt."

She pointed to a fat and somewhat repellent-looking youth of 12 or 13. The bellboy was horrified, tip or no, and exclaimed,

"But surely, madam, the young man can walk."

"Walk, of course he can walk," she replied.

"But, thankfully, now he won't have to ..."

---------------A Final Thought ...

"I don't even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box."

- Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997)