Guy sends cutout of himself to his mom, mom has the last laugh
What do you do when you’re studying abroad and you want to make sure your mom doesn’t miss you too much? You send her a giant cardboard cutout, of course.
That’s what Dalton Ross did to crack his mother up. He sent her this:
“I was settling in and wasn’t talking to my mom as much,” Ross told The Huffington Post. “So, I thought it would be funny if she got an unexpected package that was a life-size version of me.”
Ross’s mom, Susan Talley, decided to really run with the cutout, and one-up her son’s joke in a big way. She began taking it everywhere, and sending Ross photos of his cardboard twin’s adventures.
Here he is having a lovely Valentine’s dinner with the biggest Barbie doll you’ve ever seen:
And playing frisbee with the dog:
And at the doctor’s office:
And hanging out with the family:
Enjoying some junior high school sports:
He uploaded the images to Reddit, with the caption “Jokingly sent my mom a cutout of myself while I’m studying abroad. She seems to be entertaining herself with it.” They’ve been viewed almost a million times.
It’s easy to see where he gets his sense of humor. Mom is funny.