When I was pulled over for speeding, I told the officer, "I'm sorry, but the road seemed clear, and..."(from the current issue of Reader's Digest)
"How would you have reacted if Mister Fog had suddenly appeared?" he interrupted.
Annoyed at his patronizing manner, I replied, "I suppose I would've applied Mr. Brake and summoned up Mr. and Mrs. Headlight!"
Enunciating each syllable, the officer repeated, "How would you have reacted if mist.... or... fog had suddenly appeared?"
-- Peter Melville, Cornwall, England
05 April 2013
Beware of Mister Fog