Monday, December 30, 2013
Mr McTavish Bequeaths His Estate
Edinburgh man Willie McTavish is on his deathbed. He knows the end is near and is with the nurse, his wife, his daughter and two sons.
"So", he says to them: "Bernie, I want you to take the Braid Hills houses."
"Sybil, take the flats over in Morningside and Bruntsfield."
"Tam, I want you to take the offices in Charlotte Square."
"Sarah, my dear wife, please take all the residential buildings in the New Town."
The nurse is just blown away by all this, and she says, "Mrs. McTavish, your husband must have been such a hard working man to have accumulated all this property".
Sarah replies, "Property? ... he's talking about a paper round!