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Funny Stories

One day 5 year old Stephen, his Mom and Grandma went out in the car to run some errands together. Stephen was sitting next to Grandma. He watched her in amazement as she sprayed some Binaca into her mouth. Then he said, "Grandma your breath smells awful." Stephen's Mom immediately replied, "Stephen you are to speak nicely to Grandma." With out missing a beat Stephen added, "Grandma, please close your mouth."


Two year old Grace was playing with her neighbor Mary in the basement. Mary's father came home from work and went downstairs to greet the girls. He saw Grace first and trying to be hip said, "Hi Grace, what do you say?" Grace quickly responded, "Thank you!"


Three year old Nora enjoyed playing with her 1 year old friend, David. She especially enjoyed helping him on the slide. While they were playing, Nora said, "When I was a little boy I used to go down the slide too!"

Have your kids taught you any of these things?

  • There is no such thing as child-proofing your house.

     

  • If you spray hair spray on dust bunnies and run over them with roller blades, they can ignite.

     

  • A 4 year old's voice is louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant.

     

  • If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan the motor is not strong enough to rotate a 42 pound boy wearing pound puppy underwear and a superman cape.

     

  • It is strong enough however to spread paint on all four walls of a 20 by 20 foot room.

     

  • Baseballs make marks on ceilings.

     

  • You should not throw baseballs up when the ceiling fan is on.

     

  • When using the ceiling fan as a bat you have to throw the ball up a few times before you get a hit.

     

  • A ceiling fan can hit a baseball a long way.

     

  • The glass in windows (even double pane) doesn't stop a baseball hit by a ceiling fan.

     

  • When you hear the toilet flush and the words "Uh-oh," it's already too late.

     

  • Brake fluid mixed with Clorox makes smoke, and lots of it.

     

  • A six year old can start a fire with a flint rock even though a 36 year old man says they can only do it in the movies.

     

  • A magnifying glass can start a fire even on an overcast day.

     

  • If you use a waterbed as home plate while wearing baseball shoes it does not leak - it explodes .

     

  • A king size waterbed holds enough water to fill a 2,000 square foot house 4 inches deep.

     

  • Legos will pass through the digestive tract of a four year old.

     

  • Duplos will not.

     

  • Play Dough and Microwave should never be used in the same sentence.

     

  • Super glue is forever.

     

  • McGyver can teach us many things we don't want to know.

     

  • Ditto Tarzan.

     

  • No matter how much Jello you put in a swimming pool you still can't walk on water.

     

  • Pool filters do not like Jello.

     

  • VCR's do not eject PB&J sandwiches, even though TV commercials show they do.

     

  • Garbage bags do not make good parachutes.

     

  • Marbles in gas tanks make lots of noise when driving.

     

  • You probably do not want to know what that odor is.

     

  • Always look in the oven before you turn it on.

     

  • Plastic toys do not like ovens.

     

  • The fire department in San Diego has at least a 5 minute response time.

     

  • The spin cycle on the washing machine does not make earthworms dizzy.

     

  • It will, however, make cats dizzy.

     

  • Cats throw up twice their body weight when dizzy.

     

  • Quiet does not necessarily mean don't worry.

     

  • A good sense of humor will get you through most problems in life (unfortunately, mostly in retrospect).

     

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