Who repeats

A husband had always been disdainful of people who, in his estimation, talked too much. He proudly told his wife that he'd recently heard that men use 2200 words a day, while women use more than 4400 words a day.

His wife pondered his comments for a moment, and then concluded, "That's because women have to repeat everything they say to their husbands."

The husband looked up and asked, "Come again?"