"Yes," came the answer from Mike who was a bit of a chauvinist, "I bought her a belt and a bag."
"That was really kind of you, Bill added, "I hope she will appreciate the thought."
Mike smiled and replied, "So do I, and hopefully the vacuum cleaner will work better now."
This reminds me of our dating days. Our going together was well into its third year, and my 20th birthday was rolling around. Our friends kept asking me, "Do you think you'll get a diamond for your birthday?"