A kid comes home from school with a writing assignment and asks
his father for help.
"Dad, can you tell me the difference between Potential and
His father looks up, thoughtfully, and says; "I'll demonstrate it
for you. Go ask your mother if she would sleep with Robert
Redford for a million dollars. Then go ask you sister if she
would sleep with Brad Pitt for a million dollars. Then come back
and tell me what you have learned.
The kid is puzzled but decides to see if he can figure out what
his father means.
He asks his mother, "Mom, if someone would give you a million
dollars, would you sleep with Robert Redford?"
His mother looks around shyly, and then with a little smile on
her face says, "Don't tell your father, but yes, I would."
Then he goes to his sister's room and asks her, "Sis, if someone
gave you a million dollars, would you sleep with Brad Pitt?"
His sister looks up and says, "Omigod! Definitely!"
The kid goes back to his father who asks, "Well, what did you
The kid says, "Dad, I think I've figured it out. POTENTIALLY,
we're sitting on two million bucks, but in REALITY, we're living
with a couple of whores."