A lesson in the fine art of good negotiating. Have your case well prepared - the Mexican maid did! The Mexican maid asked for a pay increase. The wife was very upset about this and decided to talk to her about the raise. She asked: 'Now Maria, why do you want a pay increase? Maria: 'Well, Senora, there are tree reasons why I wan an increase. The first is that I iron better than you. Wife: 'Who said you iron better than me? Maria: 'Jor husband say so. Wife: 'Oh. Maria: 'The second reason is that I am a better cook than you. Wife: 'Nonsense, who said you were a better cook than me? Maria: 'Jor husband did. Wife: 'Oh.. Maria: 'The third reason is that I am better at sex than you in bed. Wife: (really furious now) 'Did my husband say that as well? Maria: 'No Senora...the gardener did. Wife: 'So how much do you want?