Missionary humor in Paris – There’s always *something* that you overlook …
An American missionary and his family were returning from West Africa.
So that the children would not look conspicuous in homemade, native clothes, the mother outfitted them in the latest fashions from a mail-order catalog.
But they soon betrayed their background.
As the family walked along the street in Paris, a stop-over on their homeward journey, the parents realized that everyone was staring at them.
Turning around, they discovered that the two little ones who trailed behind were casually walking along . . . . carrying their suitcases on their heads!