Overheard at one of the car rental desks, Malpenza Airport, Italy: Assistant: Can you please fill in your details on this form? Middle-aged Customer: Yes Assistant: You have not filled in the place of birth sir Middle-aged Customer: It’s Haifa Assistant: Not where you live, where you were born Middle-aged Customer: I don’t know that Assistant: You don’t know where you were born? Middle-aged Customer: No, it was in Russia somewhere Assistant: Put down Russia then sir Middle-aged Customer: Ok Assistant: I am upgrading your car to the next size up It was too late by then to claim I forgot my name and see if they would give me a Rolls Royce upgrade.