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Autor:  CRS
E-mail:  crs@um.att.com
Data:  14/JUN/2010 7:55 PM
Assunto:  Can you understand this joke?
 
Mensagem: 

Original -  A woman reported the disappearance of her husband to the police. The officer in charge looked at the photograph she handed him, questioned her, and then asked if she wished to give her husband any message if they found him.

"Yes," she replied readily. 'Tell him Mother didn't come after all."


Dale explained -  Why did he disappear?  Because he thought his mother was coming, but she did not come.  His wife is giving the message to the police officer so -- if the police find him -- her husband will know it is now safe to return home.

It's not a very good joke, so don't be disappointed if you did not understand it.

 

To Dale -  I believe the reference is to the man's Mother in Law.   The original woman's message to him was 'Tell him Mother didn't come after all."  I think she's talking about HER Mother.

 

On a scale of 1 to 10 maybe the joke is now a 5 instead of a 3!

 

Be well.

 

CR


 

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Can you understand this joke?  –  Deivis  14/JUN/2010, 12:20 PM
Can you understand this joke?  –  Dale-USA  14/JUN/2010, 1:32 PM
Can you understand this joke?  –  CRS  14/JUN/2010, 2:10 PM
Rephrasing: Can anyone explaing me this joke. Than  –  Deivis  14/JUN/2010, 6:18 PM
"Can anyone explaing me this joke." is t  –  Jazz  14/JUN/2010, 10:16 PM
"Can anyone explaing me this joke." is t  –  Deivis  15/JUN/2010, 12:01 AM
"Can anyone explaing me this joke." is t  –  Jazz  15/JUN/2010, 7:45 AM
Can you understand this joke?  –  Dale-USA  14/JUN/2010, 7:33 PM
 Can you understand this joke?  –  CRS  14/JUN/2010, 7:55 PM
Can you understand this joke?  –  Dale-USA  14/JUN/2010, 8:41 PM
none the less  –  Dale-USA  14/JUN/2010, 10:34 PM
Can you understand this joke?  –  decifra  23/JUN/2010, 12:47 PM

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