How much is that kitty in the window?

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Tell ITN about the funniest thing that ever happened to you while traveling in a foreign country. (ITN prints no info on destinations in the United States.) There are no restrictions on length. 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 MARY KARYL of Honolulu, HI:

I found the Turkish people to have a wonderful sense of humor as well as to show creative salesmanship.

While window-shopping on a trip to Turkey, I was peering through a jewelry store window when I spied a cat at my feet. Seeing me looking down, the proprietor immediately came out and politely encouraged me to come into his shop.

When I explained that I was just looking, he came back quickly with this clever statement: “If you will look at my jewelry, I will give you the cat!”

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Tell ITN about the funniest thing that ever happened to you while traveling in a foreign country. (ITN prints no info on destinations in the United States.) There are no restrictions on length. 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 MARY KARYL of Honolulu, HI:

I found the Turkish people to have a wonderful sense of humor as well as to show creative salesmanship.

While window-shopping on a trip to Turkey, I was peering through a jewelry store window when I spied a cat at my feet. Seeing me looking down, the proprietor immediately came out and politely encouraged me to come into his shop.

When I explained that I was just looking, he came back quickly with this clever statement: “If you will look at my jewelry, I will give you the cat!”