What of Jim Farrell who found riches in America and sent home a newly discovered
rejuvenating drug, guaranteed to take years off a person's age?
Try a course of these, mother,' he wrote. Till be home in six months - I can't
wait to see the change in you.'
Six months came and went and Jim arrived at Dublin. Through the waiting throng
at the airport came a stunning blonde girl pushing a pram. 'Jim, don't you recognise
me? I'm your mother. I took one of the pills and look at me!'
'In the name of heaven,' said Jim, 'what's that in the pram?'
'Ach, that's your father, he took two pills!'