A stingy old lawyer who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness was
determined to prove wrong the old saying, “You can’t take it with you.”
After much thought and consideration, the old ambulance chaser finally
figured out how to take at least some of his money with him when he
He instructed his wife to go to the bank and withdraw enough money to
fill two pillowcases.
He then directed her to take the bags of money to the attic and leave
them directly above his bed.
His plan: When he passed away, he would reach out and grab the bags on
his way to heaven.
Several weeks after the funeral, the deceased lawyer’s wife, up in the
attic cleaning came upon the two forgotten pillowcases stuffed with
“Oh, that old fool,” she exclaimed. “I knew he should have had me put
the money in the basement.”