Old Woman’s Gifts – Joke

There was a little old lady who was suffering from a degenerative eye condition that had left her nearly blind.<>

She had three sons, and each wanted to prove that he loved her more than the others.<>

Son 1 bought her an expensive Mercedes, with a chauffeur included, thinking this would surely win her approval.<>

Son 2 bought her a 15-room mansion, thinking this would surely be the best that any of them could offer her.<>

Son 3 had to do something even better, so he decided to give her his most prized possession, a parrot that he had been training for 15 years to memorize the entire Bible.<>

You could name any verse, and the parrot could quote it word for word. What a gift that would be!<>

Well, the old lady went to the first son and said;<>

“Son, the car is beautiful. It has everything you could ever want on it, but I don’t like to go out anymore, and the chauffeur is a nuisance, so please return the car.”<>

Then she surprised her second son by saying;<>

“Son, the house is just gorgeous, but it’s much for me.<>I only live in one room, and it’s too large to clean and take care of. <>

I really don’t need the house, but thank you anyway.”<>

Finally, she went to Son 3 and said;<>

“Son, I just want to thank you for your most thoughtful gift. That chicken was delicious.”<>

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