Humor | July 2019, Vol. 38, No. 7

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On the Lighter Side (July 2019)

posted on July 15, 2019

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A Perfect Fit

For her summer job, my 18-year-old daughter arranged interviews at several day-care centers. At one meeting, she sat down on one of the kiddie seats, no simple task for most people. The interview went well, and at the end, the day-care center director asked the standard question, “Can you give me one good reason we should hire you?” “Because I fit in the chairs.” She got the job.

Two Year Old Logic

My two-year-old cousin scared us one summer by disappearing during our lakeside vacation. More than a dozen relatives searched the forest and shoreline, and everyone was relieved when we found Alex playing calmly in the woods. “Listen to me, Alex,” his mother said sharply. “From now on when you want to go someplace, you tell Mommy first, okay?” Alex thought about that for a moment and said, “Okay. Disney World.” 

The Real Winner

It was at a miniature golf course on a brutally hot day when I saw a father with 3 kids.

“Who’s winning?” I asked cheerfully. 

“I am,” said one. “No, I am,” said another. 

“No,” the father said, “their mother is!” 

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