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Jokes - Page 1

I was cleaning out my old e-mails and found this.  My niece sent it to me a few years ago.  Maybe you have not heard it.

Why parents drink

A boss wondered why one of his most valued employees had not phoned in sick one day.

Having an urgent problem with one of the main computers, he dialed the employee's home phone number and was greeted with a child's whisper.  "Hello ?"

"Is your daddy home?"  He asked.
"Yes," whispered the small voice.
"May I talk with him?"
The child whispered, "no."
Surprised and wanting to talk with an adult, the boss asked,
"Is your Mommy there?"

"May I talk with her?"
Again the small voice whispered, "no."

Hoping there was somebody with whom he could leave a message, the boss asked,
"Is anybody else there?"

"Yes," whispered the child, "a policeman."

Wondering what a cop would be doing at his employee's home, the boss asked,
"May I speak with the policeman?"

"No, he's busy," whispered the child.
"Busy doing what?"

"Talking to Daddy and Mommy and the Fireman," came the whispered answer.

Growing more worried as he heard a loud noise in the background through the earpiece on the phone, the boss asked,
"What is that noise?"

"A helicopter," answered the whispering voice.

"What is going on there?"
Demanded the boss, now truly apprehensive.
Again, whispering, the child answered,
"The search team just landed a helicopter."

Alarmed, concerned and a little frustrated the boss asked, "what are they searching for?"

Still whispering,
the young voice
replied with
a muffled



  1. Good one. Although......I've 'lost' a kid myself, in a department store when she was 4 or so, after a couple minutes found her in the book section on the floor reading. A couple of the worst minutes of my life.

    In her early twenties, my youngest kept the hours of a vampire, and would call me regardless of time to tell me jokes. 2am in NYC my cell phone rings. I see it's Em, and answer with a worried 'hello?'. I hear "What do you get if you cross the Atlantic with the Titanic?"

    1. Sounds like yours was like ours. They got big enough to want out of the buggy, desperately, so they could wander and run and see for themselves. It was a constant worry about them getting lost.

      You'll have to share that joke with us sometime. :)

    2. *laughing* yeah.

      BTW, Your youngest must be really comfortable with you to call at 2:00 AM with a joke. I can't imagine calling my Dad and doing that but I would be fine with it if my kids did since I'm often awake at that time. Only thing is the first time that phone rang, it would scare the hell out of me.