Needing his clothes cleaned in a hurry, a traveler searched the small North Carolina town he was visiting until he found a sign which read: “Cleaning and Pressing, 24-Hour Service.”
He went inside, explained his needs, and said, “I’ll be back for my suit tomorrow.”
“Won’t be ready ’til Saturday evening,” replied the proprietor.
“But I thought you had 24-hour service,” the customer protested.
“We do, son,” the proprietor said. “But we only work eight hours a day. Today’s Thursday. That’s eight hours today, eight hours on Friday and eight on Saturday.”
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