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Following an especially angry argument, Ma and Pa went to bed not speaking to each other.

Needing to arise early the following morning, Pa left a note on his wife's bedside table:

"Woman," it began, "Wake me at six."

Pa awoke at ten the following morning.  Much aggravated, he rolled stiffly out of bed to see a note on his bedside table:

"It's six, Man, Get out of bed!"