Six Jews are playing poker in the clubhouse of their retirement community in Florida. Abe loses $500 on a single hand, clutches his chest, and drops dead at the table.
Out of respect to Abe, they play the final hours of their game standing up.
At the end of the evening, Meyerowitz looks around and asks, “Nu? So who’s going to tell his wife?”
They cut the cards.
Pearlman draws the low card. They tell him to be discreet, be gentle, don’t make the sad situation any worse.
“Discreet? I’m the most discreet person you’ll ever meet! The soul of discretion. Leave it to me.”
Pearlman goes over to the Abe’s condo and knocks on the door. Abe’s wife answers through the door and asks what he wants?
“Abe lost $500 in a poker game and he’s afraid to come home.”
“Tell him to drop dead!”
“OK, I’ll go tell him.”
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