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A Bakers’ Dozen

Christmas One


I once was locked out of my car and so I called a locksmith.  I had not locked my keys inside the care; rather, the key broke off in the lock on the car door.  In looking up the telephone number I noticed an interesting line in the advertisement:  “Open 23 hours every day.”  After the owner’s son had retrieved the broken key and made us a new one, he explained the slogan.  Originally ir had read “Open 24 hours every day” but then came a fateful night.  A woman called while his father was taking a shower and he did not answer the call at first.  Ten minutes later the telephone rang again and he did answer, only to be chastised by the woman on the other end.  She felt his advertisement was false since…

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