endless wait in Brisbane International Airport Terminal.
The first lady was an arrogant Texan married to a wealthy business man. The
second was a well-mannered elderly woman from Mount Isa, Queensland.
After a little while Texan woman started by saying, “When my first child
was born, my husband built a beautiful mansion for me.” The lady from Mount
Isa commented, “Well, isn’t that precious?”
The first woman continued, “When my second child was born, my husband bought
me a beautiful Mercedes-Benz.”
Again, the lady from Mount Isa commented, “Well, isn’t that precious?”
The first woman went on, “Then, when my third child was born, my husband
bought me this exquisite diamond bracelet.”
Yet again, the Mount Isa lady commented, “Well, isn’t that precious?”
The first woman then asked , “What did your husband buy for you when you had
your first child?”
My husband sent me to charm school,” declared the Mount Isa lady.
“Charm school?” the first woman cried, “Oh, my Lord! What could they teach
The Mount Isa lady responded, “Well as an example… instead of saying, “Who
gives a F—k?”, I learned to say, “Well, isn’t that precious?”.