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Cooks' tourists travel exactly according to schedule. The following
conversation was overheard in Rome between a mother and daughter:
"Is this Rome, ma?"
"What day of the week is it, Matilda?"
"Tuesday. What of it?"
"If it's Tuesday, it must be Rome."
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The man about to take a train was worried by the station clocks. There
was twenty minutes difference between the one in the office and the one
in the waiting-room. Finally, he questioned a porter. That worthy made a
careful survey of the two clocks, and shook his head doubtfully. Then,
he brightened suddenly, and said:
"It don't make a single mite of difference about the clocks. The train
goes at four-ten, no matter what."