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A man boarded the sleeper train in New York late one evening and said to the porter, as he prepared to retire, “I have an important engagement in Syracuse in the morning and must get off there. I am a very hard man to awaken, but I am going to give you this $50 bill. You see that I get off in Syracuse.”
Some time later, the man awakened and discovered that the Sun was shining. He called the porter and asked, “Where are we now?”
Jud Hale is the honorary Editor-in-chief of The Old Farmer’s Almanac; Jud was the 12th editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac (since 1792!) and joined the parent company Yankee Publishing in 1958 as an Assistant Editor. Read More from Judson D. Hale Sr.