A Slippery Elope
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A Slippery Elope

After Dena announced her engagement to David, Dena’s mother just couldn’t contain her excitement. “You know, you should have a rehearsal dinner someplace nice,” said Dena’s mother.

Dena’s father, seeing where this was heading, said, “I’ll pay you a thousand dollars to elope.”

“And you have to have a brunch for the people who are coming from out of town.”

“Two thousand.”

“We’ll need a photographer and videographer. Oh, and what colors do you want for the reception?”

“Five thousand!”

“And what about the music? I’d actually like to see an orchestra rather than just a band. It’s so much classier.”

“Ten thousand!”

David jumped out of his seat and yelled, “Sold!”

Dena’s father breathed a sigh of relief, shook David’s hand and wrote up a check. Just then, Dena’s mother approached her and said, “So how do you envision this eloping ceremony? I’ve got some great ideas…”

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