Dorothy, the little daughter of a tire salesman, had seen triplets for the first time.
"Oh mother," she cried out upon returning home, "what do you think I saw today?"
"I can't imagine, dear, what?"
"A lady had twins, and a spare!"
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."