In the back woods of Scotland, Ian's wife went
into labor in the middle of the night, and the doctor was called out to
assist in the delivery.
To keep the
nervous father-to-be busy, the doctor handed him a lantern and said:
"Here, you hold this high Ian so I can see what I'm doing." Soon, a wee
baby boy was brought into the world.
"Whoa there Ian!" said the doctor. "Don't
be in a rush to put the lantern down... I think there's yet another wee
one to come yet."
Sure enough, within minutes he had
delivered a bonnie lass.
"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 Ian scratched his head in
bewilderment, and asked the doctor: "Do ye think it's the light that's
Thanks to John D Navin for sending this