The black couple already had eight children, and Lula May was pregnant with her ninth. Finally she convinced her husband to get a vasectomy.
On the morning of the operation, she was surprised to see her husband putting on a tuxedo and getting into a limousine for the short ride to the hospital.
"Say, honey, what's all this about?" asked Lula May.
"Baby, if you gonna be important, you gotta look important．