Subject: Spaghetti A wealthy man was having an affair with an Italian woman for several >years. One night, during one of their rendezvous, she confided in him >that she was pregnant. > > >Not wanting to ruin his reputation or his marriage, he paid a large sum >of money if she would go to Italy to secretly have the child. If she >stayed in Italy to raise the child, he would also provide child support >until the child turned 18. She agreed, but asked how he would know when >the baby was born. > >To keep it discrete, he told her to simply mail him a post card, and >write "Spaghetti" on the back. He would then arrange for child support >payments to begin. > >One day, about 9 months later, he came home to his confused wife. Honey, >she said, "You received a very strange post card today." "Oh, just give >it to me and I'll explain it," he said. The wife obeyed, and watched as >her husband read the card, turned white and fainted. > >On the card was written: "Spaghetti, Spaghetti, Spaghetti. Two with >meatballs, one without.