The fisherman got such a reputation for stretching the truth that he bought a pair of scales and insisted on weighing every fish he caught, in the presence of witnesses.
One day a doctor borrowed the fisherman's scales to weigh a new born baby.
The baby weighed 40 pounds.
After waiting in the hospital the nurse approached and inquired of the father, "What do you want? A boy or girl?"
The father replied, "A boy!"
The nurse said, "Well this time you got a girl."
"That's okay," said the father, being very reflective. "That was my second choice."
George goes to the Birth Registration Office to register his newborn son.
The man behind the counter asks the name he wants to give to the boy, and the father replies: "Euro."
The man says that such a name is not acceptable, because it's a currency.
"What?" asks George. "There weren't any objections when I called my first two sons Mark and Frank!"
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".