A woman is in the bar of a
cruise ship and asks the bartender for a scotch with two drops
of water. As the bartender gives her the drink she says,
"I'm on the cruise to celebrate my 80th birthday and it's
The bartender says
"Well, since it's your birthday, I'll buy you a drink. In
fact, this one is on me."
As the woman finishes her
drink, the woman to her right says "I would like to buy you
a drink too."
The old woman says
"Thank you. Bartender, I want a scotch with two drops of
says the bartender.
As she finishes her drink,
the man to her left says, "I would like to buy you one too.
The old women says,
"Thank you. Bartender, I would like another scotch with two
drops of water."
up," the bartender says. As he gives her the drink he says,
"Ma'am, I'm dying of curiosity. Why the Scotch with only
two drops of water?"
The old woman replies,
"Sonny, when you're my age, you learn how to hold your
liquor. Water, however, is a whole other issue."