> It's called "Don't Lie to Your Mother" > > John invited his mother over for dinner. During the meal, > his mother couldn't help noticing how beautiful John's > roommate was. She had long been suspicious of a relationship > between John and his roommate and this only > made her more curious. > Over the course of the evening, while watching the two > interact, she started to wonder if there was more between > John and the roommate than met the eye. Reading his mom's > thoughts, John volunteered, "I know what you must be > thinking, but I assure you, Julie and I are just > roommates." > About a week later, Julie came to John and said, "Ever since > your mother came to dinner, I've been unable to find the > beautiful silver gravy ladle. You don't suppose she took it, > do you?" > John said, "Well, I doubt it, but I'll write her a letter > just to be sure." > So he sat down and wrote: > "Dear Mother, > I'm not saying you 'did' take a gravy ladle from my house, > and I'm not saying you 'did not' take a gravy ladle. But the > fact remains that one has been missing ever since you were > here for dinner." > Several days later, John received a letter from his mother > which read: > "Dear Son, > I'm not saying that you 'do' sleep with Julie, and I'm not > saying that you 'do not' sleep with Julie. But the fact > remains that if she was sleeping in her own bed, she would > have found the gravy ladle by now. > Love, > Mom > Lesson of the Day - Don't lie to your Mother.
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