Foreign News: Quick Thinking

Iraq's King Feisal I used to spend his spare time playing with a tame leopard. His son, King Feisal II, 11, a more progressive monarch, has spent his summer holidays in Britain studying Western industrial methods. At an oil refinery the boy king from Bagdad sat in at a round-table discussion of scientists and technicians. In the course of the discussion one expert said: "I always find I can think much quicker when I am riding a bicycle." Asked King Feisal II: "Why don't you ride a motorbike and think twice as quickly?"

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