A bloke was holidaying on the Australian coast. His wife went out for a swim and didn’t come back.
She was missing for a few days. He was understandably distraught.
Some days later the police turned up at his motel door. The old sarge said to him, “This isn’t easy, but I have bad news, good news and very good news for you.”
The holidaymaker said to the sarge “Well, you’d better give it to me straight. What’s the bad news?”
“Well,” said the sarge. “We found your wife, she was wedged in a crevice quite deep. My young constable here recovered her. We’re very sorry.”
“I see. So, what’s the good news?”
“Where she was wedged there’s some really good crays and crabs. Some got caught in her swimming costume and when we pulled her up we got quite a haul. We’ve divvied them up and here’s your share.” He handed the holiday maker a hessian bag full of crays and crabs.
“Oh, thanks. So, what’s the very good news?”
“Well, we wondered what you were doing about eleven o’clock tomorrow, we thought you’d like to come with us, we’re pulling her up again....”