INDIA: Burn Her Up

One of the shrewdest diplomatic moves in India was made last week by a Yankee truck driver.

Standing in front of his army truck, the soldier saw a crowd of belligerent Indian nationalists approaching. "We want to burn your truck," said they. "Sure," said he, taking a box of matches out of his pocket. "Take these and burn her up. I guess we did more than that for our revolution."

The Indians gulped, laughed, departed.


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