Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
A group of retired school teachers recently went to France on a tour.
> Their number included 83-year-old Robert Whiting. At French customs in
> Paris, he took a few minutes to locate his passport. "You have been to
> France before, monsieur?" the customs officer said sarcastically.
> Mr. Whiting admitted that he had been to France previously.
> "Then you should know enough to have your passport ready."
> Mr. Whiting replied: The last time I was here, I didn't have to show my
> "Impossible. Americans always have to show their passports"
> The American gave the French customs officer a long, hard look. Then he
> quietly explained: "Well, when I came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in
> to liberate this country, I couldn't find any fucking Frenchmen to show it