JOTD - Filial Success
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 96 18:48:17 -0800
From: Peter Langston <psl>
Subject: JOTD - Filial Success
Forwarded-by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Keith Bostic)
Forwarded-by: Joe.Provino@East.Sun.COM (Joe Provino - Sun BOS Software )
Four gents go out to play golf one sunny morning. One is detained in the
clubhouse, and the other three are discussing their children while walking
to the first tee.
"My son," says one, "has made quite a name for himself in the home-building
industry. He began as a carpenter, but now owns his own design and
construction firm. He's so successful in fact, in the last year he was able
to give a good friend a brand new home as a gift."
The second man, not to be outdone, allows how his son began his career as
a car salesman, but now owns a multi-line dealership. "He's so successful,
in fact, in the last six months he gave a friend two brand new cars as a
The third man's son has worked his way up through a stock brokerage. And
in the last few weeks has given a good friend a large stock portfolio as a
As the fourth man arrives at the tee box, another tells him that they have
been discussing their progeny and asks what line his son is in.
"To tell the truth, I'm not very pleased with how my son has turned out,"
he replies. "For fifteen years, he's been a hairdresser, and I've just
recently discovered that he's a homosexual. But, on the bright side, he
must be good at what he does because his last three boyfriends have given
him a brand new house, two cars, and a big pile of stock certificates."
© 1996 Peter Langston