Joke of the day for May 6

I had just reached the wicket to purchase tickets to an exhibit. My friend was counting out admission money when I noticed the DISCOUNT TO SENIORS sign overhead. Only then did it occur to me that I had qualified at my last birthday, the month before.

I was so excited at the prospect of a discount for the first time that I yelled out: “Wait. Don’t pay full price for me. I get a seniors’ discount!”

Then, quietly, I asked the ticket seller if he needed proof of my age. In a voice heard by everyone standing behind me, he said, “Lady, any woman who would yell out her age like you did doesn’t have to show me proof.”
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