The Night Montgomery Gave Directions To A Cabbie.

by Daniel Russ on January 4, 2013

Bernard Montgomery



Bernard Montgomery

Bernard Momtgomery was known for his instant wit. He stepped into a cab late one night in London. The Cabbie asked: “Where to?”


“Waterloo,” replied Monty.


“Waterloo Station?” the Cabbie asked, confirming the destination.


“Certainly,” Replied Monty. “We’ve quite missed the battle.”



Sources: The Little Brown Book of Anecdotes, Clifton Fadiman. Little, Brown Books. 1985


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