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Some years later, they chatted after having dinner together. They ...
May 4th, 2006 01:54 PM
Four brothers left home for college, and they became successful doctors and lawyers and prospered.
Some years later, they chatted after having dinner together. They discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly mother who lived far away in another city.
The first said, "I had a big house built for Mama."
The second said, " I had a hundred thousand dollar theater built in the house."
The third said, "I had my Mercedes dealer deliver an SL600 to her."
The fourth said, "You know how Mama loved reading the Bible and you know she can't read anymore because she can't see very well. I met this preacher who told me about a parrot that can recite the entire Bible. It took twenty preachers 12 years to teach him. I had to pledge to contribute $100,000 a year for twenty years to the church, but it was worth it. Mama just has to name the chapter and verse and the parrot will recite it."
The other brothers were impressed.
After the holidays Mom sent out her thank you notes.
She wrote: "Milton, the house you built is so huge I live in only one room, but I have to clean the whole house. Thanks anyway.
"Marvin, I am too old to travel. I stay home, I have my groceries delivered, so I never use the Mercedes. The thought was good. Thanks."
"Michael, you gave me an expensive theater with Dolby sound, it could hold 50 people, but all of my friends are dead, I've lost my hearing and I'm
nearly blind. I'll never use it. Thank you for the gesture just the same."
"Dearest Melvin, you were the only son to have the good sense to give a little thought to your gift. The chicken was delicious. Thank you."
Luv Ya, Mama
Chris - P95
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May 4th, 2006 01:54 PM
May 4th, 2006 02:03 PM
I am soooo glad I swallowed my coffee before I finished reading it!
There's a reason The Sopranos
is set in New Jersey.
May 4th, 2006 04:09 PM
That was too funny,
"fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any individual citizen." [Warren v. District of Columbia,(D.C. Ct. of Ap., 1981)]
If I have to explain it, you wouldn't understand
May 4th, 2006 07:46 PM
We need to change the name to Packin Jokes.
Philip L. McCleary
Security via CCW
and a lot of practice
Dispatchers have the best jobs
we tell the police where to go and they have
to do it. Policy manual says so.
May 4th, 2006 08:40 PM
The only thing that stops bad guys with guns is good guys with guns. SgtD
May 4th, 2006 09:25 PM
That was really good. Some xpensive chicken tho.
May 4th, 2006 10:48 PM
Wait a minute! Was that a Southern Baptist fried chicken! If only Colonel Sanders was still alive!
"Let not your heart be troubled." John 14:1
USN Retired Vietnam/Desert Shield/Desert Storm
May 4th, 2006 11:23 PM
"Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it."
May 5th, 2006 11:20 PM
"The sword dose not cause the murder, and the maker of the sword dose not bear sin" Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac 11th century
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