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Why I Fired My Secretary

Last week was my 40th birthday and I really didn’t want to wake up that morning.

I managed to pull myself together and go down the stairs for breakfast, hoping that my wife would be pleasant and say “Happy Birthday!”, and possibly have a small present for me.

In fact, she barely said good morning, not to mention “Happy Birthday.” I thought… well, that’s marriage for you, but the kids. They will remember.

My kids stepped on the stairs for breakfast, ate their breakfast, and didn’t say a word to me. When I made it out of the house and started for work, I felt pretty dumpy and despondent.

When I entered my office, my secretary Joanne said: “Good Morning Boss, and by the way Happy Birthday!”

It felt a bit better knowing that at least someone remembered.

I worked as a zombie until about one o’clock, when Joanne knocked on my door and said, “You know, it’s such a beautiful day outside, and it’s your birthday, why don’t we go out for lunch? just you and me. ”

I said, “Thank you, Joanne, that’s the best thing I’ve heard all day. Let’s go!”

We went to lunch but not where we would normally go. Instead, she took me to a quiet bistro with a private table. We had a couple of mixed drinks and I enjoyed the meal tremendously.

On the way back to the office, Joanne said, “You know, it’s such a beautiful day… We don’t have to go right back to the office, do we?”

I said, “I suppose not. What do you have in mind?” She said, “Let’s go to my apartment, it’s just around the corner.”

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After arriving at her apartment, Joanne turned to me and said, “Boss if you don’t mind, I’m going to step into the bedroom for just a moment. I’ll be right back.”

“Ok.” I nervously replied.

She went into the bedroom and, after a couple of minutes, she came out carrying a huge birthday cake.

Followed by my wife, my kids, and dozens of my friends, and co-workers, all singing “Happy Birthday”.

And I just sat there… On the couch… without clothes.

This joke has been circulating for years and still makes me laugh! 

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