Thought For The Day

22/03/11 -- Today's thought for the day is provided by the lovely MrsN#3:

If you would be happy for a week take a wife,

If you would be happy for a month, kill your pig,

But if you would be happy all your life, plant a garden - Chinese proverb

What do you think of that, she asked me. I said that the first thing that struck me was how you got four times the amount of enjoyment from killing a pig than you do from getting married.

If you are wondering what happens if you marry a pig and then kill it - I got a fortnights worth of pleasure and ten years imprisonment the last time I tried that one. I'm not saying she was ugly but the judge took one look at the wedding photos and gave me a suspended sentence, so every cloud...