The Roommate and the Silver Plate
I stumbled upon this story on my Facebook feed today, and it made me laugh! The author is unknown so I can’t give credits to this one, but its worth sharing!
A mom visits her son for dinner, who lives with a female roommate. During the course of the meal, the man’s mother couldn’t help but notice how pretty his roommate was. She had long been suspicious of a relationship between the two and her beauty only intensified her curiosity.
Over the course of the evening, while watching the two interact, she started to wonder if there was more between him and his roommate than met the eye.
Reading his mom’s thoughts, the son volunteered, “I know what you must be thinking, but I assure you, we are just roommates.”
About a week later, his roommate came to him saying, “Ever since your mother came to dinner, I’ve been unable to find the silver plate. You don’t suppose she took it, do you?”
He said ,”Well, I doubt it, but I’ll e-mail her, just to be sure.” He sat down and wrote :
I’m not saying that you ‘did’ take the silver plate from my house, I’m not saying that you ‘did not’ take the silver plate, but the fact remains that it has been missing ever since you were here for dinner.
Several days later, the guy received an e-mail from his Mother which read:
I’m not saying that you ‘do’ sleep with your roommate, and I’m not saying that you ‘do not’ sleep with her. But the fact remains that if she was sleeping in her OWN bed, she would have found the silver plate by now, under her pillow…
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