It was a conference title game, and the sportscaster had mentioned several times that the place had been sold out long before game time. As he called the play-by-play, however, he kept noticing a single empty seat directly below his booth.
The empty seat was bothering him, so he sent an
assistant downstairs to find out what was going on.
"Pardon me, sir," the assistant said to the man sitting next to the seat. "Do you happen to know why this seat is empty?"
"Yeah. It's my wife's seat."
"And why is it empty?"
"Oh. I'm sorry to hear that. But couldn't you get a
friend to come to the game with you today?"
"Impossible," the man said. "They're all at her