The mother to be wrote to Washington for a pamphlet on the subject of "Prenatal Care". A few days later she received a reply regretfully informing her that the requested pamphlet was out of stock but as soon as it was available it would be sent to her.
Quite a few months passed and the lady received a package from the bureau. The Superintendent of Public Documents apologized for the delay and felt that under the circumstances they could take the liberty of substituting the pamphlet originally asked for with another, "Infant Care".
On his first day back to work after the birth of his son, Randy's supervisor said, "I understand you have a new youngster at your house?"
Randy glanced around apprehensively, "For heaven's sake, you can't hear him all the way out here, can you?"
My daughter was working for the American Embassy in Australia when she was expecting her first child. I was so happy when she texted me with the news.
"I'm a grandfather!" I said to my coworkers.
"When was she born?" somebody queried.
Recalling the date she told me, I thought for a minute and said in a calm voice, "Tomorrow!"