Friday, 20 September 2013

Friday funny

GRANDPARENTS ANSWERING MACHINE

Good morning . . . At present we are not at home but, please leave your message after you hear the beep.                         
     beeeeeppp ...
If you are one of our children, dial 1 and then select the option from 1 to 5 in order of "arrival" so we know who it is.
If you need us to stay with the children, press 2
If you want to borrow the car, press 3
If you want us to wash and iron your clothes, press 4
If you want the grandchildren to sleep here tonight, press 5
If you want us to pick up the kids at school, press 6
If you want us to prepare a meal for Sunday or to have it delivered to your home, press 7
If you want to come to eat here, press 8
If you need money, press 9
If you are going to invite us to dinner, or, take us to the theatrestart talking, we are listening !!!!!!!!!!!"




WHAT IS A GRANDPARENT?
(Taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds)

Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little children of their own. They like other people's.

A grandfather is a man, and a grandmother is a lady!

Grandparents don't have to do anything except be there when we come to see them. They are so old they shouldn't play hard or run. It is good if they drive us to the shops and give us money.

When they take us for walks, they slow down past things like pretty leaves and caterpillars.

They show us and talk to us about the colors of the flowers and also why we shouldn't step on 'cracks.'

They don't say, 'Hurry up.'

Usually grandmothers are fat but not too fat to tie your shoes.

They wear glasses and funny underwear.

They can take their teeth and gums out.

Grandparents don't have to be smart.

They have to answer questions like 'Why isn't God married?' and 'How come dogs chase cats?'

When they read to us,they don't skip. They don't mind if we ask for the same story over again.

Everybody should try to have a grandmother, especially if you don't have television, because they are the only grownups who like to spend time with us.

They know we should have a snack time before bed time, and they say prayers with us and kiss us even when we've acted bad.

GRANDPA IS THE SMARTEST MAN ON EARTH! HE TEACHES ME GOOD THINGS, BUT I DON'T GET TO SEE HIM ENOUGH TO GET AS SMART AS HIM!

It's funny when they bend over; you hear gas leaks, and they blame their dog.

9 comments:

Di said...

Hilarious Sam - and loads of it is sooooo true as well :)

Hugs, Di xx

Karen Petitt said...

Didn't know whether to say ahh, or mwah or so true - this reminds me so much of my gramps when I were little and is so true, tfs Karen x

Annie said...

Being a Grandparent I can relate to one or two of those....but certainly not all!!!!! :-)
Hugs,
Annie x

tilly said...

Love it and so much of i true lol
Tilly

Mrs A. said...

I want that answering machine!!!!!
hugs Mrs A.

MaryH said...

So much honesty & truth in this one. Very cute. TFS

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I stopped by to say hello and enjoy this darling post. I laughed and laughed at the answering machine. If only!!

Have a great rest of the weekend, and thanks for always being so supportive of me and my art.

butterfly said...

Big smiles for the answerphone - and the grandparent definitions are so sweet!
Alison x

Bonnie said...

Thanks for sharing these little quips! Aren't they fun!