After a fire had burned down their barn. The farmer’s wife called their insurance company and asked them to send a check for $175,000, since that was the amount for which the barn had been insured.
“We can’t just give you the money,” a company official explained. “But don’t worry. We will replace the barn and all the equipment in it.”
“In that case,” replied the wife, “I would like to cancel the policy I have on my husband.”