How much does it cost to get married?

English Joke of the Week

The Joke
Son: How much does it cost to get married dad?
Father: I don’t know, I’m still paying for it.

 

Vocabulary

To pay for something = obviously in a literal sense this means to give money in return for a product or service, but we can also use “to pay” in a figurative sense, meaning that you pay for something you have done with personal suffering.

 

Why is it funny?

The son is asking about the monetary price of a wedding, but the father has answered ironically, implying that he is suffering as a consequence of getting married.

 

Are you married?
How was your wedding?

 


 

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One Response to “How much does it cost to get married?”

  1. G.Yuvaraj 28 September, 2011 at 12:09 am #

    ha ha ha.. its very funny…

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