After 48 years of marriage, an elderly Sindhi man in Bombay calls his
son in New York and says, "I hate to ruin your day son, but I have to
tell you that your mother and I are getting a divorce; 45 years of
misery is enough!"
"Dad, what are you talking about?" the son screams.
"We can't stand the sight of each other any longer," the old man says.
"We're sick of each other, and I'm sick of talking about this, so you
call your sister in Hong Kong and tell her!"
Frantic, the son calls his sister, who explodes on the phone. "Like heck they're getting divorced," she shouts, "I'll take care of this."
She calls Bombay immediately, and screams at the old man, "You are not
Don't do a single thing until I get there. I'm calling my brother
back, and we'll both be there tomorrow.
Until then, don't do a thing, DO YOU HEAR??" and she hangs up.
The old man hangs up his phone and turns to his wife. "Okay", he says,
"It's all set. They're both coming for Deepavali and paying their own airfare!!"