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When Bill and Hillary first got married Bill said, "I am
putting a box under the bed. You must promise never
to look in it."

In all their 30 years of marriage, Hillary never
looked. On the afternoon of their 30 th anniversary,
curiosity got the best of her and she lifted the lid
and peeked inside.
In the box were 3 empty beer cans
and $81,874.25 in cash.

She closed the box and put it back under the bed. Now
that she knew what was in the box, she was doubly
curious as to why there even was such a box with such
That evening, they were out for a special
anniversary dinner.

After dinner, Hillary could no longer contain her
curiosity and she confessed, saying, "I am so sorry,
Bill. For all these years, I kept my promise and never looked into the
box under our bed. However, today the temptation was too much and I gave
in. But now I need to know, why do you keep the 3 beer cans in the

Bill thought for a while and said, "I guess after all these years
you deserve to know the truth. Whenever I was unfaithful to you, I put
an empty beer can in the box under the bed to remind myself not to do it

Hillary was shocked, but said, "Hmmm, Jennifer, Paula and Monica. I
am very disappointed and saddened by your behaviour. However, since you are
addicted to sex I guess it does happen and I guess 3 times is not that
bad considering your problem."

Bill thanked her for being so understanding. They hugged and made their
peace. A little while later Hillary asked Bill, "So why do you
have all that money in the box?"

Bill answered: "Well, whenever the box filled up with
empty cans, I took them to the recycling centre and
redeemed them for cash."
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