To keep the nervous father-to-be busy, the doctor handed him a lantern and said: “Here, you hold this high so I can see what I’m doing.”
“Whoa there Mick” said the doctor. “Don’t be in a rush to put the lantern down…I think there’s yet another little one to come yet.”
Sure enough, within minutes he had delivered a baby girl.
“No, no, don’t be in a great hurry to be putting down that lantern, lad…It seems there’s yet another one besides!” cried the doctor.
Then Mick scratched his head in bewilderment, and asked the doctor: “Do ye think it’s the light that’s attractin’ them?”