These four men go out to play golf one sunny morning. One is detained in
the clubhouse, and the other three are discussing their children while walking to the
"My son," says
one, "has made quite a name for himself in the home-building industry. He began as a
carpenter, but now owns his own design and construction firm. He's so successful in fact,
in the last year he was able to give a good friend a brand new home as a gift."
The second man, not to be
outdone, tells how his son began his career as a car salesman, but now owns a multi-line
dealership. "He's so successful, in fact, in the last six months he gave a friend two
brand new cars as a gift."
The third man's son has
worked his way up through a stock brokerage. And in the last few weeks has given a good
friend a large stock portfolio as a gift.
As the fourth man arrives
at the tee box, another tells him that they have been discussing their progeny and asks
what line his son is in. "To tell the truth, I'm not very pleased with how my son has
turned out, he replies. "For fifteen years, he's been a hairdresser, and I've just
recently discovered he's a practicing homosexual. But, on the bright side, he must be good
at what he does because his last three boyfriends have given him a brand new house, two
cars, and a big pile of stock certificates."