Food For Thought – Don’t Lie to Your Mother

Mama Has a Point

Mrs. Jenkins comes to visit her son Anthony for dinner…who lives with a female roommate…Vikki. During the course of the meal, his mother couldn’t help but notice how pretty Anthony’s roommate was. She had long been suspicious of a relationship between the two, and this had only made her curious.

Over the course of the evening, while watching the two interact, she started to wonder if there was more between Anthony and his roommate than met the eye. Reading his mom’s thoughts, Anthony volunteered, “I know what you must be thinking, but I assure you, Vikki and I are only roommates.”

About a week later, Vikki came to Anthony saying, “Ever since your mother came to dinner, I’ve been unable find the 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:

Dear Mama,

I’m not saying that you ‘did’ take the sugar bowl from my house and I’m not saying that you ‘did not’, 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 from his Mama which read:

Dear Son,

I’m not saying that you ‘do’ sleep with Vikki and I’m not saying that you ‘do not’ sleep with her, but the fact remains that if she were sleeping in her OWN bed she would have found the sugar bowl by now.

Love Mama

Lesson of the Day…Don’t Lie to Your Mother


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