On hearing that women don't talk
More than their share;
Said one, "I could swear -
My better-half yaps round the clock!"
"16,000 words? That's a joke!"
I soon heard another man croak.
"My lips have been stitched,
Since the time I got hitched-
'I do', were the last words I spoke!"
ABC News 05.07.07: Study: Women Don't Talk More Than Men. Researchers Find That Both Sexes Speak About 16,000 Words a Day. Read about it here