Two friends are talking in a bar. One is smartly dressed in suit and tie. The other is dressed in rags.
The smartly dressed person looks confused.
Rags: What’s wrong?
Smart: Well, I’m in my weekend best and you’re... you’re...
S: Well, you’re dressed in rags
R: Rags? These aren’t rags. They are the attire of an artisté. It is so I can live my life story.
S: Wow. Erm... why?
R: Taking a deep breath for dramatic effect.
Because I have decided to become a full-time professional painter.
S: Really? That is fascinating.
R: Yes, yes, yes...
S: Are you successful?
R: Oh yes, yes... I’ve sold lots of stuff.
S: Really? Congratulations!
R: Yes, yes. Lots and lots of stuff.
S: Like what?
R: My clothes, my stereo, my tv, my car, my house, my wife...