Freezing To Death
Two men waiting at the Pearly Gates strike up a conversation.
"How'd you die?" the first man asks the second.
"I froze to death," says the second.
"That's awful," says the first man.
"How does it feel to freeze to death?"
"It's very uncomfortable at first," says the second man. "You get the
shakes, and you get pains in all your fingers and toes. But
eventually, it's a very calm way to go. You get numb and you kind of
drift off, as if you're sleeping. How about you, how did you die?"
"I had a heart attack," says the first man. "You see, I knew my wife
was cheating on me, so one day I showed up at home unexpectedly. I ran
up to the bedroom and found her alone, knitting. I ran down to the
basement, but no one was hiding there either. I ran up to the second
floor, but no one was hiding there either. I ran as fast as I could to
the attic, and just as I got there, I had a massive heart attack and
The second man shakes his head. "That's so ironic," he says.
"What do you mean?" asks the first man.
"If you had only stopped to look in the freezer, we'd both still be