The C.S.O. and I were bantering over dinner, deriding various social fads from the Sixties all the way to today, when this happened:

FWP: But you know which was the silliest of them?
CSO: Which one? They’re all pretty silly.

FWP: Yeah, but…Free Love?
CSO: Hm?

FWP: C’mon! There’s no such thing as “Free Love!” Sometimes there’s “Deeply Discounted Love,” but it’s never free!
CSO: (smiles) You forgot something…

FWP: What?
CSO: (infomercial announcer’s voice) But wait: there’s more! Call within the next five minutes and we’ll double your order! Pay only separate shipping and handling!
FWP: (Chokes on a fried scallop)

     Perhaps this will settle whether lunatics have more fun.

1 comment

  1. Well, the LOVE is free – it’s the Sex that costs you.

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