A woman was driving home from an optometrist’s office wearing contact lenses for the first time. As she tried to adjust her eyes to the new lenses, she drove through a red light. Whereupon a policeman ordered her to “pull over.” The officer asked to see her driver’s license. “Aha,” he said, “your license says that you must wear eyeglasses while driving. Where are your eyeglasses?” The woman said, “I have contacts.” To which the policeman firmly replied, “Lady, I don’t care who your connections are, I’m still giving you a ticket.”
The story, of course, involves a play on words. If we carry it a step further we can say that in order to see most clearly where we are going in life we need contacts.
In the early days of World War II, King George of England delivered a radio address to the world in which he recited a few lines of poetry:
And I said to a man who…
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