An American businessman goes into a
restroom in Montreal. He screams, and comes out looking for the manager. The manager
comes quickly and wants to know what the problem is.
American: "Look here! I turned on the cold water and got scalded!"
Manager: "Oh, I see, monsieur, but you see, the 'c' on the faucet refers to the French word 'chaud' which means 'hot.' I am sorry for the
confusion." He turns to leave."
American: "Wait a minute, the other tap has a 'c' as well! What's up with that?"
Manager: "Ah, monsieur, that refers to the English word 'cold.' Remember, this is a bilingual city..."
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