This dad’s personal ad ‘looking for a son-in-law’ went viral because it’s so unusual and begs lots of questions

Every so often you come across a personal ad in a newspaper which is just so very strange it makes you almost want to reply just to work out what the hell it all means.

This is one of those ads, shared on Twitter by Yvette Shapiro and, well, here goes …

And all of these people appeared to agree.

The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw had a question.