The plumber finally arrived. “How have you managed?”
“Not too badly,” said the housewife, “while we were waiting for you I’ve taught the kids how to swim.”
One day a man spotted a lamp by the roadside. He picked it up, rubbed it vigorously, and a genie appeared. “I’ll grant you your fondest wish,” the genie said.
The man thought for a moment, then said, “I want a spectacular job — a job that no man has ever succeeded at or has ever attempted to do.”
“Poof!” said the genie. “You’re a housewife.”