Parents : Who Needs Instructions
Who Needs Instructions
The proud father brought home a backyard swing set for his children and
immediately started to assemble it with all the neighborhood children
anxiously waiting to play on it. After several hours of reading the
directions, attempting to fit bolt A into slot B, etc., he finally gave
up and called upon an old handyman working in a neighboring yard.
The old-timer came over, threw the directions away and in a short while
had the set completely assembled.
"It's beyond me," said the father, "how you got it together without even
"To tell the truth," replied the old-timer, "I can't read and when you
can't read, you've got to think."