Manny was almost 29 years old. Most of his friends had already gotten
married, and Manny just bounced from one relationship to the next.
Finally a friend asked him, "What's the matter, are you looking for the
perfect woman? Are you THAT particular? Can't you find anyone who
"No," Manny replied. "I meet a lot of nice girls, but as soon as I
bring them home to meet my parents, my mother doesn't like them. So I
keep on looking!"
"Listen," his friend suggested, "Why don't you find a girl who's just
like your dear ole Mother?"
Many weeks past before Manny and his friend got together again.
"So Manny. Did you find the perfect girl yet. One that's just like
Manny shrugged his shoulders, "Yes I found one just like Mom. My mother
loved her, they became great friends."
"Excellent!!! So,.... Are you and this girl engaged, yet?"
"I'm afraid not. My Father can't stand her!"