My wife, Rosie, read my last column dealing with Game Boys and threw up her disgust. "Enough already with the golfing and financial planning. How come your colleagues are all talking about Andersen, Enron, and this AICPA, and you're still discussing some retirement plan with Wal-Mart?"

Now, for you husbands out there who have been married for an eternity like me, just consider the great statement made by that superb barrister, Leo McKern, in "Rumpole of the Bailey," when referring to his wife: "She Who Must Be Obeyed."

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access