Imagine his surprise when the Pope sat down in the seat next to him.
Shortly after take-off, the Pope began a crossword puzzle and almost immediately turned to the gentleman and said, “Excuse me, but do you know a four letter word referring to a woman that ends in ‘unt?’”
Only one word leapt to mind. “My goodness,” thought the gentleman, “I can't tell the Pope that. There must be another word.”
The gentleman thought for quite a while, and then it hit him. Turning to the Pope, the gentleman said, “I think the word you're looking for is ‘aunt.’” “Of course,” said the Pope. “Do you have an eraser?”