(husband and wife waiting at 'Joe's Bar and Grill' - later waiter)
Husband: We've been waiting for more than 30 minutes!
Wife: Terry, are you sure you read the directions correctly?
Husband: Do you think I made a mistake?! I'm sure he said Joe's Bar and Grill.
Wife: I wish you had brought the directions with you.
Husband: Well if you hadn't lost them, I would have brought them!
Wife: Now, now, let's not get into that. I told you I put them on the shelf in the hall.
Husband: It's no use worrying about that now. Anyway, what will we be doing this time tomorrow? I'm so excited about getting away on holiday.
Wife: So am I. Just think, this time tomorrow we'll be lying on the beach soaking up the sun.
Husband: No, I'll be sitting at the bar enjoying my Gin and Tonic and reading a good book.
Wife: It's going to be wonderful, isn't it? It's been so long since we last got away.
Husband: Yes ... I wish he were here. I'm getting hungry!
Wife: Why don't you ask that man for help.
Husband: OK (goes up to the man behind the counter) Excuse me, we've been waiting for over a half an hour for a friend. Have you seen anyone looking for somebody?
Waiter: No, I'm afraid I haven't.
Husband: I just don't understand our friend is never late.
Waiter: Well, maybe he's at Joe's Pub.
Husband: Joe's Pub?
Waiter: Yes, there's also a Joe's Pub in town. People mix us up all the time!
Husband: Do you think you could give them a ring and see if he's there?
Waiter: Certainly, no problem. What's his name?
Waiter: (telephoning) Yes, this is Joe's Bar and Grill. Is there an Alex waiting there? .... (he waits for the other person to ask for Alex) Yes, great. Thanks. Good bye.
Husband: He's there, isn't he?
Waiter: Yes, he's there and he's been waiting for half an hour.
Husband: Oh, no! He's at Joe's Pub! Is there a taxi nearby?
Waiter: Yes, on the corner opposite the church.
Husband: Let's go!
Wife: I wish you had brought those directions!
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