Sherlock Holmes and the Tent|
Date of Joke: Wednesday, 5th June, 2002
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a
camping trip. After a good meal and a bottle
of wine, they lay down for the night, and
went to sleep.
Some hours later, Holmes awoke and nudged
his faithful friend. "Watson, look up at the
sky and tell me what you see."
Watson replied, "I see millions and millions
"What does that tell you?" Holmes asked.
Watson pondered for a minute. "Astronomically,
it tells me that there are millions of
galaxies and potentially billions of planets.
Astrologically, I observe that Saturn is in
Leo. Horologically, I deduce that the time is
approximately a quarter past three.
Theologically, I can see that God is
all-powerful and that we are small and
insignificant. Meteorologically, I suspect
that we will have a beautiful day tomorrow.
What does it tell you?"
Holmes was silent for a minute, then spoke.
"Watson, you idiot. Somebody has stolen our