[Jokes] Leroy (fwd)
cmckenna at sucs.org
Sat Jun 27 10:26:27 BST 2009
A woman walks into the benefits office, trailed by 15 kids... "WOW," the social
worker exclaims, "Are they ALL YOURS???" "Yep they are all mine," the flustered
mum sighs, having heard that question a thousand times before. She says, "Sit
down Leroy. All the children rush to find seats.
"Well," says the social worker, then you must be here to sign up. I'll need all
your children's names."
"This one's my oldest - he is Leroy." "OK, and who's this one?" Well, this one
he is Leroy, also." The social worker raises an eyebrow but continues. One by
one, through the oldest four, all boys, all named Leroy. Then she is introduced
to the eldest girl, named Leighroy!
"All right..." says the caseworker, "I'm seeing a pattern here. Are they ALL
named Leroy?" Their Mum replied, "Well, yes - it makes it easier. When it is
time to get them out of bed and ready for school, I just yell 'Leroy!' An' when
it's time for dinner, I just yell 'Leroy!' an' they all come a runnin.' An 'if
I need to stop the kid who's running into the street, I just yell 'Leroy' and
all of them stop. It's the smartest idea I ever had, namin' them all Leroy."
The social worker thinks this over for a bit, then wrinkles her forehead and
says tentatively, "But what if you just want ONE kid to come, and not the whole
bunch?" "Ah, that's so easy," said the mum. "Then I calls them by their last
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