A love-struck Frenchman wooed the online girl of his dreams for six months - only to discover at their first meeting that he had in fact been chatting up his own mother, Yahoo! reports.
This nightmare scenario (for Daniel Anceneaux that is - as far as we're concerned Xmas has come early) began when the Marseilles X-Ray technician came across a fellow internet lurv-seeker called Sweet Juliette.
A shaken Anceneaux takes up the story: "Mum called herself Sweet
Juliette and I called myself The Prince of Pleasure, and unfortunately,
neither one of us had any idea who the other was. The conversations
even got a little racy a couple of times. (via Yahoo!)