Sherlock Holmes asks Watson a question – but their conclusion is a total stunner


Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson go on a camping trip. After a good dinner and a bottle of wine, they retire for the night, and go to sleep. 

Some hours later, Holmes wakes up and nudges his faithful friend. “Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see.” 

“I see millions and millions of stars, Holmes,” replies Watson. 

“And what do you deduce from that?” 

Watson ponders for a minute. “Well, astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, I observe that Saturn is in Leo.

 Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three. Meteorologically, I suspect that we will have a beautiful day tomorrow. Theologically, I can see that God is all-powerful, and that we are but a small and insignificant part of the universe.

But what does it tell you, Holmes?” Watson asks, curious as to the nature of the question.

“Watson, you idiot!” Holmes responds. “Someone has stolen our tent!”
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