A man and a woman who had never met before, but were both married to other people, found themselves assigned to the same sleeping compartment on an intercontinental train.

Though initially embarrassed and uneasy over sharing a compartment, they were both very tired and fell asleep quickly — he in the upper bunk, she in the lower.

At 1:00 AM the man leaned over and gently woke the woman saying “Ma’am, I’m sorry to bother you, but would you be willing to reach into the closet to get me a second blanket?  I’m awfully cold.”

“I have a better idea,” she replied. “Just for tonight, let’s pretend that we’re married.”

“Wow!  That’s a great idea!” he exclaimed.

“Good,” she replied. “Get your own fucking blanket.”

After a moment of silence, he farted.

via email from Bob Rosen, Wed, 24 May 2006 12:19:47 -0700