Anecdote

The commission is in a madhouse (or maybe an exam at school!).

  • Pete, how much is twice two?
  • Five thousand.
  • Ah ah ah!. Mary, how much is twice two?
  • Thursday.
  • What are you! Little Johnny, do you know how much is twice two?
  • Four.
  • Here! Little Johnny, how did you get four?
  • Simple. Five thousand minus Thursday.