Friday, 25 January 2013

A laugh or two

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I always knew it would happen –

She does exist but she isn’t the push-over you thought she was –

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (Official) posted this –

 Another Laugh for Today
A mother is invited by her son, Anthony, for dinner. He lives with a female flatmate, Tina. During the course of the meal, his mother couldn't help but notice how pretty Anthony's flatmate is. Over the course of the evening, while watching the two interact, she started to wonder if there was more between Anthony and his flatmate than met the eye. Reading his mom's thoughts, Anthony volunteered, "I know what you must be thinking, but I assure you, Tina and I are just flatmates.'' 
About a week later, Tina came to Anthony saying, "Ever since your mother came to dinner, I've been unable to find my silver sugar bowl. You don't suppose she took it, do you?" "Well, I doubt it, but I'll email her, just to be sure. " So he sat down and wrote an email: Dear Mama, I'm not saying that you "did" take the sugar bowl from my flat; I'm not saying that you "did not" take it. But the fact remains that it has been missing ever since you were here for dinner. Love, Anthony.
Several days later, Anthony received a response email from his Mama which read: Dear son, I'm not saying that you "do" sleep with Tina, and I'm not saying that you "do not" sleep with her. But the fact remains that if she was sleeping in her OWN bed, she would have found the sugar bowl by now. Love, Mama.


  1. A great joke. Many thanks and stay warm.

  2. Hilarious! Mama knows best! Don't underestimate Mama! She's not only smart but witty as well! She drove home the point! Wonderful take John!


  3. Such a clever mother! I love it. Maybe his flatmate likes to sleep with unusual objects in her bed, and is completely unaware of what they are.

  4. I believe that photo is from Hell, Michigan, which is about an hour's drive from my home in Ohio. I've been there; it isn't much more than a pseudo outdoor vacation spot, the sort that attracts people who want air conditioning with their wilderness.

    I'm one such, by the way.

    Hell is in the middle of a Michigan State recreation area and features forest with clearly marked trails, camping facilities of all sorts and over a dozen small ponds and lakes. The largest lake is probably around 1 kilometer by 1/4 K. long and narrow. You can rent canoes and paddle along unmapped rivers and dump your canoe, then take forever to get back to your camp site all the while being eaten alive by black flies. Fly season is a big turn off in Michigan.

    So there you have it. You'd probably have a good time in Hell if you chose the season carefully.

    1. I always thought there was a good chance "You'd probably have a good time in Hell", Jack.

  5. This post cracked me up all the way through! That tooth fairy is BRILLIANT!!!

  6. Loved all of these!! Lots of important things going on at our house right now and a good laugh helps everything along. When it all comes together, I'll probably blog about it.

  7. This was a fun post, even though there were no Ivy-pictures :-)

  8. I wish I had thought to ask the tooth fairy to leave that note when my boys were little! The sign reminds me of my yard today...cold!!! I laughed and laughed at the little ditty with the sugar bowl! Love it!

  9. oh, my, CJ, I laughed heartily out LOUD at the communication between the mom and son! also loved the Tooth Fairy's note; wish I'd been that creatively thinking.
    blessed weekend to you and your mate!

  10. Oh my, that Tooth Fairy letter is to die for...why didn't I think of that when my daughter was growing up? Probably wouldn't have helped anyway, since her room is still like a mine field.
    Loved the When Hell Freezes Over sign....too funny.


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