Morris and his wife Joanne went to the
state fair every year, and every year Morris
would say,'Joanne, I'd like to ride in that
helicopter.' Joanne always replied, 'I know Morris,
but that helicopter ride is fifty dollars, And fifty dollars is fifty dollars' One year Joanne and Morris went to the fair,
and Morris said, 'Joanne, I'm 85 years old. If I
don't ride that helicopter, I might never get
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.' Morris and Joanne 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 Morris
and said, 'By golly, I did everything I could to
get you to yell out, but you didn't. I'm impressed!' Morris replied, 'Well, to tell you the truth, I almost said something when Joanne fell out, But you know.............. fifty dollars is fifty dollars!'