One Sunday, an architect visited Seoul, Korea. He was there for a conference but had all
Sunday to explore the city. He decided to take a taxi around the city and see lots of sites.
He paid the taxi driver $100 and said, “Take me around Seoul and show me all the sites”
The taxi driver was very happy for the business and started driving. Immediately, they saw a
big, beautiful palace.
The architect said in a loud voice (for he was from Texas). “What is the building?”
The taxi driver said, “That is Gyeongbokgung. It took almost 20 years to build!
“Ah, that’s nothing” replied the American. “We could build that in a year in America.
The driver continued driving. Suddenly the Texan saw a large domed building. He asked,
“What building is that?” The taxi driver said, “That is the National Assembly, it is the largest
The architect replied, “Ah, that’s nothing. Back home, we could build that in a few weeks!”
The taxi driver continued driving. They passed a very high, gold building that shimmered
in the sun. The architect jumped up in his seat and screamed, “Oh my god! What building is
The taxi driver looked back at him and shook his head.
“I DON’T KNOW. IT WASN’T THERE THIS MORNING!”
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