All he had asked for was a little good-night kiss, but she haughtily rebuffed him with, "I don't do that sort of thing on my first date." "Well," he replied with sarcasm, "how about on your last?"
Although he kept bachelor's hours, Harry quite piously demanded absolute fidelity from his wife. Almost every night he would leave her at home with the children, bidding her farewell with a cheery, "Good-night, mother of three."
Then one night she called back just as cheerfully, "Good-night, father of one."
Now Harry stays home.