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Actual stories from travel agents: I had someone ask for an aisle seat on the airplane so that their hair wouldn’t get messed up by being near the window.
Occasionally, airline attendants make an effort to make the in-flight safety lecture and their other announcements a bit more entertaining. Here are some real examples that have been heard and/or reported:
Actual Questions Asked by Banff Park Tourists at the information kiosks manned by Parks Canada staff
In a Bucharest hotel lobby: The lift is being fixed for the day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.
Caller: “I’d like to make a unanimous complaint, so don’t use my name.”
Does the expression, “We’ve always done it that way!” ring any bells? The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches.
The following question was asked in a physics degree exam at the University of Copenhagen: “Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer.”