Funniest Thing for March

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Tell ITN about the funniest thing that ever happened to you while traveling in a foreign country. There are no restrictions on length. (ITN prints no info on destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean.) The ITN staff will choose each month’s winner, who will receive a free one-year subscription to ITN. Entries not chosen cannot be acknowledged.

This month’s winner is ARTHUR McGONAGLE of Hollis, New Hampshire:

On a Rhine cruise aboard a Dutch-crewed ship, we heard an announcement over the intercom: “For you early risers, the coffee bar opens at 6 a.m. Have a coffee with goop.”

“Ah,” I said, “that’s a new one!”

Promptly at 6 the next morning I strode up to the bar and said knowingly, “I’ll have a coffee with goop.”

The smiling Dutchman behind the bar said, “I’m Goop!”

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Tell ITN about the funniest thing that ever happened to you while traveling in a foreign country. There are no restrictions on length. (ITN prints no info on destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean.) The ITN staff will choose each month’s winner, who will receive a free one-year subscription to ITN. Entries not chosen cannot be acknowledged.

This month’s winner is ARTHUR McGONAGLE of Hollis, New Hampshire:

On a Rhine cruise aboard a Dutch-crewed ship, we heard an announcement over the intercom: “For you early risers, the coffee bar opens at 6 a.m. Have a coffee with goop.”

“Ah,” I said, “that’s a new one!”

Promptly at 6 the next morning I strode up to the bar and said knowingly, “I’ll have a coffee with goop.”

The smiling Dutchman behind the bar said, “I’m Goop!”