A Lion’s Favourite Fruit

Me: Hey, want to hear a joke?

Son: Okay, what is it?

Me: What’s a lion’s favourite fruit?

Son: Hmmm. People?

I couldn’t stop laughing, because of his immediate, excellent response and also because of the dawning realisation that he is closer to the truth than the joke’s true punchline; ‘st-ROAR-berry’.

‘People’ is much better.


‘Daddy Lion’s Hair’


Today I explained to him that it’s the ‘daddy’ lions that have the large ‘haircuts’. He immediately ran to his Mummy to show off his new-found knowledge and Mummy (making sure that I could hear) immediately reminded him that, ‘That’s funny, because it’s the other way round in our family isn’t it?’