Santa Singh’s wife was expecting and the baby was due any day. Santa was
very confident it would be a boy and was looking forward to the D-day. As
fate would have it, he was transferred to another city and had to join
office immediately. Before going, he asked his father -in-law to send a
telegram confirming birth of his son. But in order to avoid giving party
to his office colleagues, he asks his father -in-law to write “the watch has
arrived” and he will understand that the son is born.
The D-day arrived.
His wife delivered a cute little baby girl. Now Santa’s father-in-law didn’t
know what to do.. If he writes “the watch has arrived” Santa will think
he has got a Son. If he writes ” watch has not arrived” Santa will get
worried that something serious has happened.
But being a very intelligent person,
he finds a solution and sends the telegram. Santa received the telegram,
opened it eagerly and reads “The watch has arrived, but the pendulum is