Literary Quote of the Month

“For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)—they are experiences,” … Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

A Bit of Father's Day Humor....

The Barber of Coupe De Ville

by Author Unknown

A young boy had just gotten his driving permit. He asked his father who was a minister, if they could discuss his use of the car. His father said to him, "I'll make a deal with you. You bring your grades up, study the bible a little, and get your hair cut; then we'll talk about it."

A month later the boy came back and again asked his father if he could use the car. His father said, "Son, I'm really proud of you. You brought your grade up, studied the bible well, but you didn't get your hair cut!"

The young man waited a moment an then replied, "You know dad, I've been thinking about that. Samson had long hair, Moses had long hair, Noah had long hair, and even Jesus had long hair."

His father replied gently, "Yes son, and they walked everywhere they went."

Happy Father's Day to all the men in our lives!


Morgan Mandel said...

Another reason for the DH not to cut his hair!
He's going through the 70s again I think.

Morgan Mandel

Suzanne said...

Hi Morgan! Must be contagious because my DH is doing the same! Thanks for stopping by!

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