”He phoned the restaurant and tried to book a table, but when he said when he wanted it for this seemed to cause a little amusment.
“Ah, non, m’sieur,” said the maitre d’, “i regret that it is impossible. At this moment it is necessary to make reservations at least three weeks in advance. Pardon, m’sieur.”
Richard marvelled at the idea that there were people who actually knew what they wanted to do three weeks in advance, thanked the maitre d’ and rang off. Well, maybe a pizza again instead.
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency - Douglas Adams (via montrealmighteatitsyoung)