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Raghavendra Rau

Raghavendra Rau

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson go on a camping trip. After a good meal and a bottle of wine, they lie down for the night, and go to sleep.

Some hours later, Holmes wakes up and nudges his faithful friend awake. "Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see."

Brearily, Watson replies, "Well, I see millions and millions of stars."

"What does that tell you?" Holmes asks.

Watson ponders for a minute. "Astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, I observe that Saturn is in Leo. Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three. Theologically, I can see that God is all powerful and that we are small and insignificant. Meteorologically, I suspect that we will have a beautiful day tomorrow. What does it tell you?"

Holmes is silent for a minute, then speaks. "Watson, you idiot. Someone has stolen our tent."