very 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 her a large sum of money if she
would go to Italy to secretly have the child.
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 discreet, 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 8 months later,
he came home to his confused wife.
"Honey, you received a very strange post card
today," she said.
"Oh, just give it to me and I will explain it
later," he answered.
The wife obeyed, and watched as her husband first
read the card, then turned white and fainted.
On the card was written: "Spaghetti, Spaghetti,
Spaghetti. Two with meatballs, one without."