A couple were throwing a dinner party in San Diego. The wife was very excited about the event wanted everything to be just perfect. At the last minute, she realized that she didn't have any escargot, so she asked her husband to run down to the beach with a bucket and gather some snails. Grudgingly, he agreed. He took the bucket, walked out the door, down the steps, and onto the beach. As he collected snails, he noticed a beautiful woman strolling alongside the water just a little further down the beach. He kept thinking to himself, "Wouldn't it be great if she would just come down the beach and talk to me." He went back to gathering the snails for the dinner party.

Suddenly, he looked up and the woman was standing over him. They talked and she invited him back to her place for a drink. One thing led to another, and the man ended up spending the night at her place. At 7 the next morning he awoke and shouted, "Oh no! My wife's party!" Quickly he gathered up all his clothes, grabbed his bucket of snails, ran out the door and down the beach. He ran up the stairs to his beach house. He was in such a hurry when he got to the top of the stairs, he dropped the bucket of snails, strewing them all the way down the stairs. Just then the door opened, and a very angry wife was standing over him demanding to know where he had been all night.

He looked at the snails on the steps, then looked at his wife, then back at the snails and said, "Come on guys, we're almost there!"

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