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You’d Think There’d Be a Train

Cana­di­an girl #1 to tour op­er­a­tor: Where can we do tours of Auschwitz?
Tour op­er­a­tor: Um, well, Auschwitz is in Poland, so…
Cana­di­an girl #2: No, but we mean the one the Ger­mans set up for the war. The Ger­man one.
Tour op­er­a­tor: Yes, I un­der­stand, but they set it up in Poland.
Cana­di­an girl #1, af­ter pause: Are you sure? We came to Berlin just to see it.


Over­heard by: Jit

…But I Haven’t Seen a Star­bucks for Miles!

Amer­i­can tourist: It’s so quaint here. All the pret­ty hous­es. It’s so ro­man­tic.
Ger­man host: Uh-huh.
Amer­i­can tourist: What I don’t get, though, is why they built it if they don’t even charge mon­ey for peo­ple vis­it­ing it.
Ger­man host: I think the peo­ple liv­ing here would feel weird about that.
Amer­i­can woman: Wait, peo­ple ac­tu­al­ly live here??