Six Jewish men from New York who had retired and moved to Boca Raton in Florida, were playing poker in the condo clubhouse.
The stakes are getting higher, until Meyerwitz loses $500 on a single hand.
The shock is too much for him, he clutches his chest, and drops dead at the table.
Showing respect for their fallen comrade, the other five continue playing standing up.
Finkelstein looks around and asks, “So, who’s gonna’ tell his wife?”
They draw straws, and Goldberg picks the short one.
They tell him to be discreet, be gentle, don’t make a bad situation any worse.
“Discreet? I’m the most discreet mensch you will ever meet. Discretion is my middle name, leave it to me.”
So, Goldberg goes over to the Meyerwitz apartment, and knocks on the door.
Mrs. Meyerwitz answers, and asks what he wants.
Goldberg declares, “Your husband just lost $500, and is afraid to come home.”
The wife says, “Tell him to drop dead!”
“I’ll go tell him,” says Goldberg.
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