Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by joyfully, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. joyfully

    joyfully New Member

    Mama & Her Bible
    >>Four brothers left home for college, and they became successful doctors
    >>lawyers and prospered. Some years later, they chatted after having dinner
    >>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
    >>The second said "I had a hundred thousand dollar theater built in the
    >>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
    >>can't read anymore because she can't see very well. I met this preacher
    >>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
    >>but I have to clean the whole house. Thanks anyway.
    >>"Marvin, I am too old to travel. I stay home; I have my groceries
    >>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 my friends are dead, I've lost my hearing and I'm
    >>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.