Silent Treatment May 7, 2004 humor suggest edit Found this on Slate. It’s a funny little anecdote written from the perspective of the wife who decides to take a 48 hr vow of silence. Have you ever wished your wife would just shut up? Here’s what happens when she does. [Via Slate Magazine] Found a typo or mistake in the post? suggest edit Comments Leave response Remember me One response phil's wife • May 10th, 2004 cool.