Tom had won a toy at a raffle. He called his kids together to ask which one should have the present.
“Who is the most obedient?” he asked.
“Who never talks back to mother?”
“Who does everything she says?”
Five small voices answered in unison, “Okay, dad, you get the toy.”
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Mr. Norton was in the hospital recovering from an operation when the nurse on duty received a call from a man who asked how Mr. Norton was doing.
“Oh, quite well. We expect he’ll be released in the morning.”
“Very good, thank you.”
“May I ask who is calling so that I can tell Mr. Norton?” inquired the nurse.
“This IS Mr. Norton. The doctors don’t tell me anything!”
The boss returned from lunch in a good mood and called the whole staff in to listen to a couple of jokes he had picked up.
Everybody but one girl laughed uproariously.
“What’s the matter?” grumbled the boss. “Haven’t you got a sense of humor?”
“I don’t have to laugh,” she said. “I’m leaving Friday.”