Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Mum Orders Porn Block

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Mum Orders Porn Block

Article excerpt

LOCAL computer store employee was rather amused by an encounter this week.

A mother walked into the store with a rather sheepish looking 19-year-old son and inquired about buying some good anti-virus protection software.

Before the employee could open his mouth to respond, the mother added: "Because this one (pointing to teenager) has been looking at porn on our computer. Do you have anything that can stop him looking at porn?"

The embarrassed teenager looked like he was waiting for the ground to open up and swallow him whole.

Watching Ps and Qs

TOOWOOMBA grandfather had the family in stitches when discussing Michael Jackson's children this week.

Knowing that one child was called Blanket, but not remembering the name or who it belonged to, he proceeded to talk about a child called "Pillowcase".

When it was pointed out that one child was Blanket and the other was Paris, he immediately quipped, "Well, I knew it started with a P."

Rethink on tidy up

CHRONICLE journalist arrived home from working a late shift to find his home completely spotless.

The young reporter panicked at first, thinking he had been robbed, but then thought it would have been unusual for a thief to also take the time to vacuum the floors.

He then remembered he had lent a key to a friend so she could collect videos left at his house.

A quick phone call confirmed it. She and a friend decided to move the reporter's belongings around as a prank.

They both got a little carried away, and ended up spending hours cleaning the entire unit, front to back.

While the reporter was absolutely delighted with his impromptu cleaning service, he wasn't so pleased with their sense of humour.

In the next few days, he found coat hangers in the microwave, deodorant cans in the laundry powder, shampoo bottles on the windowsill and cutlery in the freezer.

The reporter is still scared to open his cupboards, afraid of what he might find there.

Sugar sickness

THIRTEEN-year-old grandson proved this week how he has his nanny wrapped around his little finger.

Struck down with a particularly nasty flu virus, nanny took pity on the young lad and took him on a shopping spree. …

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