I’m terrible about forgetting other peoples’ birthdays. But realizing I forgot my own daughter’s birthday would be pretty bad. Well, that’s what happens to this mother and it leads to a very unexpected discovery.
One day a mother was driving home when she suddenly realized that it was her daughter’s birthday and she hadn’t bought her anything. Shocked, she notices a shopping mall out of the corner of her eye. Knowing that it was ‘now or never’, she pulls her car through three lanes of traffic, finds a parking spot and runs into the mall.
After a frantic search she finds a toy store, goes inside and attracts the attention of the shop assistant. When asked what she’d like, she simply says: “a Barbie Doll”.
The shop assistant looks at her in a condescending manner and asks, “So Ma’am, which Barbie would that be?”
The mother looks surprised so the assistant continues, “We have Barbie Goes To the Ball at $29.99, Barbie Goes Shopping at $29.99, Barbie Goes Clubbing at $29.99, Barbie Goes To The Gym at $29.99, Cyber Barbie at $29.99, and Divorced Barbie at $629.99.”
The mother can’t help herself and asks, “Why is Divorced Barbie $629.99 when all those other Barbies are selling for $29.99???”
“Well Ma’am, that’s quite obvious!” says the assistant,
“Divorced Barbie comes with Ken’s house, Ken’s car, Ken’s furniture …”