A wealthy man was having an affair with an Italian woman for several years.
One night, during one of their rendezvous, she confided in him that she was pregnant. Not wanting to ruin his reputation, or his marriage, he paid her a large sum of money to go to Italy to have the child secretly. If she stayed in Italy to raise the child, he would also provide child support until the child turned 18.
She agreed, but asked how he would know when the baby was born. To keep it discrete, he told her to simply mail him a postcard and write "Spaghetti" on the back. He would then arrange for child support payments to begin.
One day, about 9 months later, he came home to his very confused wife. "Honey," she said, "you received a very strange postcard today." "Oh, just give it to me and I'll explain it" he said. The wife obeyed, and watched as her husband read the card, turned white
On the card was written: "Spaghetti, spaghetti, spaghetti. Two with meatballs, one without,