The Steak

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Pa, whose exploits with Ma we occasionally visit in these pages, recently paid a visit to his local "country club," otherwise known as Mort's Diner. Afterwards, Pa had told all his friends about the delicious steak he'd eaten at Mort's the day before. It wasn't long before a group formed and determined that they would go see if it was really as large and delicious as he said.

Much to their disappointment, the waitress brought them among the tiniest steak any had ever seen. Pa decided to confront Mort in person.

"See here," Pa barked. "I was in here yesterday and you served me a big juicy steak, and now today, when I've organized a party, you serve such a small one."

"Yup," replied Mort. "But yesterday you were sitting by the window ..."