The Camping Trip
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a camping trip. After a good meal
a bottle of wine, and smoke around the campfire, they lay down for the
night, and went to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes awoke and nudged his
"Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see."
"Sir," Watson replied, "I see millions and millions of stars."
"And what does that tell you?" pursued Holmes.
Watson pondered for a minute. "Astronomically, it tells me that there
are millions of galaxies and 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?"
Silent for a moment, Holmes replied: "Watson, someone has stolen our