The old silent treatment

A man and his wife were in the middle of an argument and were giving each other the silent treatment. The next day, the man realised that he’d need his wife to wake him at 5 a.m. for an early flight.

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Not wanting to be the first to break the silence, he finally wrote on a piece of paper: “Please wake me at 5 a.m.”

The next morning the man woke up, only to discover it was 9 a.m. and he’d missed his flight.

Furious, he was about to go and scream at his wife when he noticed a piece of paper by the bed that said: “It’s 5 a.m. Wake up.”

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