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A Couple In Their Nineties – Funny Joke

Last updated on September 5, 2022

A funny joke about a couple in their nineties that have a bit of a memory issue that seems to work out for them.

A Couple In Their Nineties is a joke that’s been floating around the net for years I thought I’d share. This is pretty funny.

A couple in their nineties is having problems remembering things.

They decide to go to the doctor for a checkup. The doctor tells them that they’re physically okay, but they might want to start writing things down to help them remember.

Later that night while watching TV, the old man gets up from his chair.
His wife asks, “Where are you going?”
“To the kitchen,” he replies.

“Will you get me a bowl of ice cream?”


“Don’t you think you should write it down so you can remember it?” she asks.

“No, I can remember it.”

“Well, I’d like some strawberries on top, too. You’d better write it down because you know you’ll forget it.”

He says, “I can remember that! You want a bowl of ice cream with strawberries.”

“I’d also like whipped cream. I’m certain you’ll forget that, so you’d better write it down!” she retorts.

Irritated, he says, “I don’t need to write it down, I can remember it! Leave me alone! Ice cream with strawberries and whipped cream — I got it, for God’s sake!” Then he grumbles into the kitchen.

After about 20 minutes, the old man returns from the kitchen and hands his wife a plate of bacon and eggs.

She stares at the plate for a moment and says: “Where’s my toast?”

Note: If this joke triggered something negative, causing you to become upset, because of an uptight or warped political ideology and it’s just mean, and what about those poor people with… GET OFF MY BLOG!

Image Credit: Image by Hristo Hristov from Pixabay and Rufer from CleanPNG

Credit: According to Copyscape, this has been floating around the net on no less than 44 web pages and at least since 2015. I’ll gladly give credit or remove it by request from the documented original author or copyright owner. Email the request to me @ this domain.

See ya, Brian

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Brian D. Hawkins is a late-blooming thought leader in his mind. So please don't disturb his happy thoughts. It's all he has.

Brian D. Hawkins has been a blogger for over twenty years, having written thousands of public articles on dozens of websites. He currently blogs for and his personal blog at

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