Forgive me if I already shared this one....I just can't remember:
A mother and her 3 year old daughter and 11 month old daughter were stuck at home one day awaiting the legendary cable guy. Having had a horrible storm over the weekend, their signal had been somehow affected and the family was running out of reliable DVDs.
Right before naptime, the cable guy arrived ready for inspection, explaining to the mother what needed to be done, including some work on the roof. As he spoke, the precocious 3 year old took in his words and corpulence with wide eyed amazement.
The mother, happy that the cable man actually showed up, returned her children to the living room for some quiet book reading and play. The man, in turn, journeyed to the backyard where he placed his ladder against the house and ascended to the rooftop.
Several minutes went by and the 3 year old had already forgotten about the cable man's presence. As a result, when he slowly decended the ladder, the young girl, having caught sight of the human form outside her window, let out a shout.
Her mother, now equally startled, looked at her daughter for an answer.
She explained, "Oh, Mommy, that man scared my crap out."