A London businessman boarded a train at Victory Station on his way to York. As it was a night train, he took a sleeper car and gave the porter strict instructions to waken him and put him off in York.
“I’m a very heavy sleeper,” the passenger said, “and I may give you a hard time. But whatever you do, make sure to put me off in York… even if you have to put me off in my pyjamas.”
The next morning, the man woke up to find himself in Inverness. He located the porter and chewed him out with some very abusive language. After the man left, a bystander asked the porter how he could stand there and take that verbal abuse.
“That was nothing’,” the porter replied. “You should’ve heard the guy I put off in York.”