A Goaner About Penny The Saleslady
She booked passage on a cruse liner, first class all the way. The cruise itself started off in a grandiose scale, dancing and parties every night. But Penny was a cautious girl, so she never drank, but just danced the night away.
One night, after they been at sea for a week, Penny was walking back to her cabin, when the heel on her left shoe broke, throwing her off balance. If that wasn't enough, the ship chose that very moment to tilt to the left. As a result Penny was thrown overboard. A cry of help was immediately raised. Life preservers were thrown overboard and a steward with a rope tied securely around him, jumped in to rescue Penny. After about five minutes they found Penny. Hauling her lifeless body aboard, the ship's crew soon realized they were too late, poor Penny was dead.
Normally they would have done a burial at sea, but Penny was a very conscientious saleswoman, and had a written will. In it, she had specified that she wished for her body to be cremated, and kept in a jar on her parent's fireplace mantel.
Her wishes were fulfilled.
Moral of the story. A Penny saved is a Penny urned.