A man is in bed with his wife when there is a rat-a-tat-tat on the door
He rolls over and looks at his clock, and it’s half past three in the morning
“I’m not getting out of bed at this time,” he thinks, and rolls over.
Then, a louder knock follows
“Aren’t you going to answer that?” says his wife
So he drags himself out of bed, and goes downstairs
He opens the door and there is man standing at the door
It didn’t take the homeowner long to realize the man was drunk.
“Hi there.” slurs the stranger, “Can you give me a push??”
“No, get lost, it’s half past three
I was in bed.” says the man and slams the door.
He goes back up to bed and tells his wife what happened and she says, “Dave, that wasn’t very nice of you
Remember that night we broke down in the pouring rain on the way to pick the kids up from the baby-sitter and you had to knock on that man’s house to get us started again? What would have happened if he’d told us to get lost??”
“But the guy was drunk.” says the husband.
“It doesn’t matter.” says the wife
“He needs your help.”
So the husband gets out of bed again, gets dressed, and goes downstairs
He opens the door, and not being able to see the stranger anywhere he shouts:
“Hey, do you still want a push??”
He hears a voice cry out,”Yeah please.”
So, still being unable to see the stranger he shouts: “Where are you?”
And the stranger replies: “I’m over here, on your swing.”