How to get kids to come back for holidays…

An elderly man in Phoenix calls his son in New York and says, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough.

“Pop, what are you talking about?” the son screams.

“We can’t stand the sight of each other any longer,” the old man says. “We’re sick of each other, and I’m sick of talking about this, so you call your sister in Chicago and tell her,” and he hangs up.

Frantic, the son calls his sister, who explodes on the phone. “They’re not getting divorced if I have anything to do about it,” she shouts, “I’ll take care of this.”

She calls Phoenix immediately, and screams at the old man, “You are NOT getting divorced. Don’t do a single thing until I get there. I’m calling my brother back, and we’ll both be there tomorrow. Until then, don’t do a thing, DO YOU HEAR ME?” and hangs up.

The old man hangs up his phone and turns to his wife.

“Okay,” he says, “They’re coming for Thanksgiving and paying their own fares…Now what do we tell them for Christmas?”

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3 Responses

  1. What a wonderful funny Thanksgiving story. I just may try this myself next year LOL!!!
    Happy Thanksgiving

  2. :-O You make my evening. Also my husband who usually not laugh so much is still laughing about yout post. Happy Thanksgiving.

  3. @Allison: Hope you had a good Thanksgiving too! I actually saved this joke especially for Thanksgiving…

    @Buggyboard: Thanks!

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