George was a thoughtful husband. He wanted to give his wife
something special for her birthday which was coming up soon.
As he sat on the edge of the bed, he watched his wife turning
back and forth and looking at herself in the mirror.
“Rita,” he asked, “What would you like for your birthday?”
His wife continued to look at herself and said, “I’d like to be
George knew just what to do. On the big day, he got up early
and made his wife a bowl of Froot Loops. Then he took her to an
amusement park where they rode all the rides. Five hours later,
Rita’s stomach felt upside-down and her head was reeling.
Nevertheless, George took her to McDonald’s and bought her a
Happy Meal with extra fries and a chocolate shake. Next, it was
a movie with popcorn, soda, and her favorite candy.
As Rita wobbled into the house that evening and flopped on the
bed, George asked her, “Well, dear, what was it like to be six
Rita looked up at him. Her expression changed. She said, “I meant
my dress size!”