Take Me to the Party
One evening after dinner, a five-year-old son noticed that his mother had gone out and he asked, "Where did mommy go?"
In answer to his question, the boy's dad told him, "Mommy is at a Tupperware party."
This explanation satisfied the boy for a moment, but then he became puzzled and asked, "What's a Tupperware party, Dad?"
The man had always given his son honest answers, so he figured a simple explanation would be the best approach. "Well, son," he said, "at a Tupperware party, a bunch of ladies sit around and sell plastic bowls to each other."
He nodded, indicating that he understood this curious pastime.
A moment later he burst out in laughter. "Come on, Dad," he said. "What is it really?"
This page was last updated May 1, 2007.