Sunday, June 24, 2012

Silly Sunday

Are you funny? If so, please join in at Silly Sunday, co-hosted by Rhonda of Kibitz Spot and Laugh Quotes and Sandee of Comedy Plus. Rhonda is on a big adventure traveling the world until December 2, 2012. For more information about Silly Sunday click HERE.

The rules are simple:
  • Post anything funny or silly on your blog.
  • Add your link on the Silly Sunday linky below.
  • If you want more laughs – read some of the other Silly Sunday posts.
The 'Middle Wife' by an Anonymous 2nd grade teacher:

I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a few years back.

When I was a kid, I loved show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions with my students. It helps them get over shyness and usually, show-and-tell is pretty tame. Kids bring in pet turtles, model airplanes, pictures of fish they catch, stuff like that. And I never, ever place any boundaries or limitations on them. If they want to lug it in to school and talk about it, they're welcome. Well, one day this little girl, Erica, a very bright, very outgoing kid, takes her turn and waddles up to the front of the class with a pillow stuffed under her sweater.

She holds up a snapshot of an infant. 'This is Luke, my baby brother, and I'm going to tell you about his birthday.'

'First, Mom and Dad made him as a symbol of their love, and then Dad put a seed in my Mom's stomach, and Luke grew in there. He ate for nine months through an umbrella cord.'

She's standing there with her hands on the pillow, and I'm trying not to laugh and wishing I had my camcorder with me. The kids are watching her in amazement.

'Then, about two Saturdays ago, my Mom starts saying and going, 'Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh!' Erica puts a hand behind her back and groans. 'She walked around the house for, like an hour, 'Oh, oh, oh!' (Now this kid is doing a hysterical duck walk and groaning.)

'My Dad called the middle wife. She delivers babies, but she doesn't have a sign on the car like the Domino's man. They got my Mom to lie down in bed like this.' (Then Erica lies down with her back against the wall.)

'And then, pop! My Mom had this bag of water she kept in there in case he got thirsty, and it just blew up and spilled all over the bed, like psshhheew!'

(This kid has her legs spread with her little hands miming water flowing away. It was too much!)

'Then the middle wife starts saying 'push, push,' and 'breathe, breathe.

They started counting, but never even got past ten. Then, all of a sudden, out comes my brother. He was covered in yucky stuff that they all said it was from Mom's play-center, so there must be a lot of toys inside there.'

Then Erica stood up, took a big theatrical bow and returned to her seat.

Hat tip: Jodi of Jodi's Journey

Silly Sunday Participants
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3. Comedy Plus
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6. Chinmay
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9. Ivanhoe
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11. Marg
12. Da Dude
13. Barb
14. Rajogopalan
15. Linda
16. Judy
17. Tony McGurk
18. Lauren
19. Jim


  1. LMAO that kid is very sweet, i think she will gow up to be a playwrite heheh!

  2. Where's the camcorder when ya need it!

    Have fun on the water, as you both always do. Big hugs times two, honey...

  3. Middle wife and playcenter! Hysterical!
    Have a wonderful Sunday, Sandee :)
    Hugs from Ohio,

  4. very cute. I say that little one will grow up to be an actress

  5. Play centers have always been interesting topics.

  6. Now that was one good show and tell. I bet that teacher nearly wet her britches laughing to herself. Have a great Sunday.

  7. WOW! So that's how its done. I never knew.


    Have a great Sunday!

  8. Oh, so that's how that all works! LOL!

    Hope you're enjoying the boat! Big hugs xoxo

  9. Cutest deliverance!

  10. The best part is the play center. Kudos to Erica!

  11. Kids say the darndest things. I get some of my best material from classrooms.

  12. Ah if it were only that easy!

    Hope you're having a lovely summer Sunday!

  13. LOL! She certainly came up with quite a funny version of the whole situation Sandee! Have a wonderful week.

  14. All I could think of was Bill Cosby's old show, "Kids say the darndest things". A camcorder would've been the thing to have. Loved the bit about the play centre & the bag of water Mum keeps in there in case she's thirsty.

  15. What a great story. Kids are terrific storytellers because they're honest and see things in their own unique way.

  16. I believe I said a bit more than Oh, oh, oh when I went into labor. LOL - great story. Thanks for co-hosting. Happy Silly Sunday :)

  17. Funny, Sandee! LOL Poor teacher.


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