The young son of a Mafia boss is sitting at his desk, trying to write a Christmas list to send to Baby Jesus. He begins: "Dear baby Jesus, I have been a good boy the whole year, so I want a new..."
He looks at the letter, but realises it is no good. So he crumples it up into a ball and throws it away.
A few minutes later he gets out a new piece of paper and starts writing again:
"Dear Baby Jesus, I have been a good boy for most of the year, so I want a new..."
Again, he looks at the letter and throws it away.
The little boy then gets an idea. He goes into his mother´s room, takes a statue of the Virgin Mary, puts it in his closet and locks the door.
He takes another piece of paper and writes:
"Dear Baby Jesus, if you ever want to see your mother again..."
fonte: Revista Speak Up, edição nº 280