The boss wondered why one of his most valued
employees was absent but had not phoned in sick
one day. Needing to have an urgent problem with
one of the main computers resolved, he dialed the
employee’s home phone number and was greeted
with a child’s whisper. Hello ?
Is your daddy home? he asked.
Yes , whispered the small voice.
May I talk with him?’
The child whispered, No.
Surprised and wanting to talk with an adult, the
boss asked, Is your Mummy there? Yes.
May I talk with her? Again the small voice
Hoping there was somebody with whom he could
leave a message, the boss asked, Is anybody else
Yes, whispered the child, a policeman .
Wondering what a cop would be doing at his
employee’s home, the boss asked, May I speak with
No, he’s busy , whispered the child.
Busy doing what?
Talking to Daddy and Mummy and the Fireman ,
came the whispered answer.
Growing more worried as he heard a loud noise in
the background through the ear-piece on the phone,
the boss asked, ‘What is that noise?
‘A helicopter, answered the whispering voice.
What is going on there? Demanded the boss, now
truly apprehensive. Again, whispering, the child
The search team just landed a helicopter.
Alarmed, concerned, and a little frustrated the boss
asked, What are they searching for?
Still whispering, the young voice replied with a
... ME ...
author: unknown (but obviously a parent...lol)