60-year-old man went to the doctor for a check-up. The doctor told him,
"You're in terrific shape. There's nothing wrong with you. Why, you
might live forever. You have the body of a 35 year old. By the way, how
old was your father when he died?"
The 60 year old responded, "Who said he was dead?"
The doctor was surprised and asked, "How old is he and is he very
The 60 year old responded, "Well, he is 82 years old and he still
goes skiing three times a season and surfing three times a week during the
The doctor couldn't believe it. "Well, how old was your grandfather
when he died?"
The 60 year old responded again, "Who said he was dead?"
The doctor was astonished. He said, "You mean to tell me you are 60
years old and both your father and your grandfather are alive? Is your
grandfather very active?"
The 60 year old said, "He goes skiing at least once a season and
surfing once a week during the summer. Not only that," said the
patient, "my grandfather is 106 years old, and next week he is
getting married again."
The doctor said, "At 106 years old, why on earth would your
grandfather want to get married?"
His patient looked up at the doctor and said, "Who said he wanted
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