“She is the most tyrannical bitch that I have come across”, hissed the daughter-in-law.
The dutiful sons and the domestic staff, rallied around the parents’ bed, available for service at their beck and call.
Back to their rooms, the sons described to their wives, what a torture it was to clean up the mess, and give in to child-like demands for attention.
The staff asked for a raise, if they had to nurse the seniors for a longer period.
Meanwhile, the old lady was boasting to a visitor, “I have been so lucky with my children, my life is awash with love and respect.”
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