Wrong number

One morning at the Tafoukt Hotel, at six o’clock the phone rang in my room. A man said, “You wanted me to call to wake you up.”

I said, “This is room 517.”

He said, “Oh no, I wanted 217.”

Room 217 asked the desk to wake them up at six o’clock, but they called me by mistake.

— 3 January 1985