THE MISSING GRAVY LADLE
Brian invited his mother over for DINNER. During the course of the meal, Brian's mother couldn't help but keep noticing how BEAUTIFUL Brian's roommate, Angie, was. Brian's Mom had long been SUSPICIOUS of a RELATIONSHIP between Brian and Angie. Before Angie moved in she WARNED her son about the TEMPTATION of having this GIRL move into his APARTMENT, even though they had separate BEDROOMS.
Over the course of the evening, while WATCHING the two react, she started to wonder if there was more between Brian and Angie, than met the eye. Reading his mom's thoughts, Brian VOLUNTEERED, "I know what you must be thinking Mom, but I assure you Angie and I are just ROOMMATES."
About a week later, Angie came to Brian saying, "Ever since your Mother came to dinner, I've been unable to find my beautiful silver GRAVY LADLE. You don't suppose she took it, do you?" Brian said, "Well, I doubt it, but I'll send her an e-mail just to be sure."
So he sat down and wrote:
I'm not saying that you "DID" take Angie's GRAVY LADLE from the house, and I'm not saying that you "DID NOT" take the GRAVY LADLE. But the fact remains that it has been missing ever since you were here for dinner.
The next day, Brian received a reply:
I'm not saying that you "DO" share your BED with Angie, and I'm not saying that you "DO NOT" share your BED with Angie. But the fact remains that if she was SLEEPING in her OWN bed, she would have found the GRAVY LADLE by now.
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