With the tremendous amount of snow we have had lately, my roof has started to develop some ice dams. So a little while ago, I climbed out onto the roof to shovel off as much snow as I could. The conversation as I exited through the window went something like this:
My wife: Be careful.
Me: I will.
My wife: It's slippery out there. I don't want you to fall.
Me: Well, remember that I have a lot of life insurance.
My wife: Ha. Ha.
Me: But I don't have nearly as much disability insurance. So if I do have an accident, make sure the fall kills me.
Friday, 4 February 2011
Incentives matter: things not to say to the wife file
From Greg Mankiw's blog: