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by Abigail Van Buren

Old Joke Is Still a Good Joke Worth Sharing

DEAR ABBY: After reading about the woman who accidentally passed gas in the office after eating "beans, the musical fruit," I have to share the following:

An elderly married couple were attending church one Sunday when halfway through the sermon the wife turned to her husband and whispered, "I just let out a long, silent toot! What should I do?" The husband replied, "Replace the battery in your hearing aid!" -- ONLINE READER IN TEXAS

DEAR ONLINE READER: Versions of that joke have been around since Cary Grant told it to my mother -- but it's still funny. Thanks for sharing.

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