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Cause For Pregnant Pause, Part 2

| Queens, NY, USA | Friends, Parents & Guardians, Siblings, Sons & Daughters

(Me and my mom are on the porch, saying goodbye to my brother who is leaving for college.)

Me: “I’m going to miss you. Just don’t make me an aunt!”

Brother: “Don’t make me an uncle!”

(My neighbor has been watching us. He looks shocked.)

Mom: *to neighbor, very proudly* “Yup, they’re my kids.”

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Adopting A Sense Of Humor

| Texas, USA | Children, Hall of Fame, Parents & Guardians, Sons & Daughters, Top

(My little brother is lamenting how different he is from everyone else in the family.)

Little brother: “Dad, was I adopted?”

Dad: “Yes, but they brought you back.”

Cross-Exam

| Canada | Parents & Guardians, Sons & Daughters

(I’m living away from home, going to school. My parents call me almost every night for a short chat.)

Mom: “How was class today honey?”

Me: “I didn’t have class. I had my lab exam, remember?”

Mom: “Oh, right. Did you learn anything new?”

Me: “No, I had my lab exam!”

Mom: “Oh, right. When’s your lab exam?”

Me: “Today!”

Mom: “Oh, right. When’s your next exam?”

Me: “Monday. Mom, I’m going to head off now.”

Mom: “Ok, honey, love you. Good luck in your exam tomorrow.”