The Smiths were proud of their American family tradition. Their ancestors had arrived in America on the Mayflower. Their family included senators and Wall Street wizards.
They decided to compile a family history, a legacy for their children and grandchildren. They hired a fine author. Only one problem arose: how to handle great-uncle George, who had been executed in the electric chair. The author said he could handle the story tactfully.
When the book appeared, it said, "Great-uncle George occupied a chair of applied electronics at an important government institution, was attached to his position by the strongest of ties, and his death came as a great shock."
After she woke up, a woman told her husband, " I just dreamt you gave me a beautiful pearl necklace for Valentine's Day. What do you think it means?"
"You'll know tonight," he said.
That evening the man came home with a small package and gave it to his wife. Delighted, she ripped off the wrapping paper - to find a book entitled: The Meaning of Dreams.
Two dogs are sitting and watching a man put up a fence. The smaller dog asks the larger one, "What's he doing?"
The larger dog replies: "That's how they mark their territory."