Ernesto, the Caretaker

At dawn the telephone rings, ‘Hello, Senor Rod?  This is Ernesto, the caretaker at your country house.’ ‘Ah yes, Ernesto. What can I do for you?  Is there a problem?’ ‘Um, I am just calling to advise you, Senor Rod, that your parrot, he is dead.’ ‘My parrot? Dead? The one that won the International […]

Surrogate Fathering

The Smiths were unable to conceive children, and decided to use a surrogate father to start their family. On the day the proxy father was to arrive, Mr. Smith kissed his wife and said, "I’m off. The man should be here soon". Half an hour later, just by chance, a door-to-door baby photographer rang the […]