I read a book once that had an unforgettable quote in it: “There can be no secrets in a house where there are children.” That is so very true. Kids may not seem like they’re paying attention all the time, but you can be sure that they’re very aware of what’s going on in a house. See, the house is their entire world, and no matter how invisible the parents think they are, the kids know what’s going on. This classic joke below perfectly illustrates this. Enjoy!
A woman is having an affair during the day while her husband is at work. Her 9-year-old son comes home unexpectedly, sees them, and hides in the bedroom closet to watch. The woman’s husband also comes home. She puts her lover in the closet, not realizing that the little boy is in there already.
The little boy says, “It’s dark in here.”
The man says, “Yes, it is.”
Boy: “I have a baseball.”
Man: “That’s nice.”
Boy: “Want to buy it?”
Man: “No, thanks.”
Boy: “My dad’s outside.”
Man: “OK, how much?”
In the next few weeks, it happens again that the boy and the lover are in the closet together.
Boy: “It’s dark in here.”
Man: “Yes, it is.”
Boy: “I have a baseball glove.”
The lover remembering the last time, asks the boy, “How much?”
A few days later, the father says to the boy, “Grab your glove, let’s go outside and have a game of catch.”
The boy says, “I can’t, I sold my baseball and my glove.”
The father asks, “How much did you sell them for?”
The father says, “That’s terrible to overcharge your friends like that… that is way more than those two things cost. I’m going to take you to church and make you confess.”
They go to the church and the father makes the little boy sit in the confession booth and he closes the door.
The boy says, “Dark in here.”
The priest says, “Don’t start that crap again.”