According to a new study, American fathers are spending more than twice the amount of time with their children than they used to. Experts say it’s due to a sweeping new trend called ‘unemployment.
During lunch, an ad for a lending institution came on the television set in our employees’ lounge. As the commercial extolled the pleasures of extra money, I remarked that there was no such thing as “extra” money.
“Yes, there is,” my supervisor retorted. “It’s what you have right before your car breaks down.”
A man and a woman were having a quiet, romantic dinner in a fine restaurant. They were gazing lovingly at each other and holding hands.
The waitress, taking another order at a table a few steps away, suddenly noticed the woman slowly sliding down her chair, under the table and under the table cloth but the man stared straight ahead. The waitress watched as the woman slid all the way down her chair and totally out of sight under the tablecloth. Still, the man stared straight ahead.
The waitress, thinking this behavior a bit risqué and worried that it might offend other diners, went over to the table and, tactfully, began by saying to the man: “Pardon me sir, but I think your wife just slid under the table.”
The man calmly looked up at her and said: “No, unfortunately, she just walked in.”