Buddy and his wife Edna went to the state fair every year, and every year Buddy would say, ´Edna, I´d like to ride in that helicopter´
Edna always replied, ´I know Buddy, but that helicopter ride is fifty bucks, And fifty bucks is fifty bucks´
One year Buddy and Edna went to the fair, and Buddy said, ´Edna, I´m 85 years old. If I don´t ride that helicopter, I might never get another chance´
To this, Edna replied, "Buddy that helicopter ride is fifty bucks, and fifty bucks is fifty bucks´
The pilot overheard the couple and said, ´Folks I´ll make you a deal. I´ll take the both of you for a ride. If you can stay quiet for the entire ride and don´t say a word I won´t charge you a penny! But if you say one word it´s fifty dollars.´
Buddy and Edna agreed and up they went.
The pilot did all kinds of fancy maneuvers, but not a word was heard. He did his daredevil tricks over and over again,
But still not a word.
When they landed, the pilot turned to Buddy and said, ´By golly, I did everything I could to get you to yell out, but you didn´t.
Buddy replied, ´Well, to tell you the truth, I almost said something when Edna fell out,