Funniest Thing for April

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 or Mexico.) 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 THORNE of Honolulu, HI:

Turkish people have a great sense of humor.

During a trip to Turkey, in Kusadasi I stopped to do some window shopping. The proprietor of the T-shirt shop came out to assist me. When I told him I was “just looking,” he said that he would give me a T-shirt.

I asked, “How can you make any money giving away T-shirts?”

He replied, “I’ll sell you the bag.”