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
As fate would have it, he was transferred to another city and had to join
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" in a telegram
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
Santa received the telegram opened it eagerly and reads
"The watch has arrived, but the pendulum is missing".