A married woman is having an affair. Whenever her lover
comes over, she puts her nine year old son in the closet.
One day the woman hears a car in the driveway and puts
her lover in the closet as well.
Inside the closet, the little boy says, “It`s dark in
here, isn`t it?”
“Yes, it is,” the man replies.
“You wanna buy a baseball?” the little boy asks.
“No thanks,” the man replies.
“I think you do want to buy a baseball,” the little
“OK. How much?” the man replies after considering the
position he`s in.
“Twenty-five dollars,” the little boy replies.
“TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS?” the man repeats incredulously,
but complies to protect his hidden position.
The following week, the lover is visiting the woman again
when she hears a car in the driveway and, again, places
her lover in the closet with her little boy.
“It`s dark in here, isn`t it?” the boy starts off.
“Yes, it is,” replies the man.
“Wanna buy a baseball glove?” the little boy asks.
“OK. How much?” the hiding lover responds, acknowledging his
“Fifty dollars,” the boy replies and the transaction is
The next weekend, the little boy`s father says “Hey, son, go
get your ball and glove and we`ll play some catch.”
“I can`t. I sold them,” replies the little boy.
“How much did you get for them?” asks the father, expecting
to hear the profit in terms of lizards and candy.
“Seventy-five dollars,” the little boy says.
“SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS? That`s thievery! I`m taking you to
the church right now. You must confess your sin and ask for
forgiveness,” the father explains as he hauls the child away.
At the church, the little boy goes into the confessional, draws
the curtain, sits down, and says “It`s dark in here, isn`t it?”
To which the priest exclaims, “Don`t you start that in here.”
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