so depressed that she decided to take her life by throwing
into the sea, but just as she was about to
jump off the wharf, a handsome young man stopped her.
"You have so much to
live for," said the man. "I'm a sailor, and we sail to Australia
tomorrow at first light. I can stow you away on the ship. I'll
take care of you, bring you food every day, and keep you
With nothing to lose,
combined with the fact she had always wanted to go to
Australia, the woman accepted.
That night the sailor
took her aboard and hid her in a small but comfortable
compartment in the hold. From then on, every night he would bring
her food and a bottle of red wine, and make love to her till
Two weeks later she was
discovered by the captain during a routine inspection. "What
are you doing here?" asked the captain.
"I have an arrangement with one of your sailors," she replied "He
brings me food and I get a free trip to Australia."
"I see," says the captain.
Her conscience gets the better of her and she added, "Plus, he's screwing
"He certainly is,"
replied the captain. "This is the Isle of Wight ferry."
Edited by Kautilya, 03 November 2011 - 07:31 AM.