Poirot: I will build a hotel on Fenchurch Street.

Hastings: You can’t build a hotel on a railway station.

Poirot: Do not be absurd, Hastings. There are plenty of hotels at railway stations.

Hastings: But… that’s not in the rules.

Poirot: Well then, Hastings, the rules are wrong!


Sherlock: It’s this or Cluedo.

John: Ah no, we are never playing that again.

Sherlock: Why not?

John: Because it’s not actually possible for the victim to have done it, Sherlock, that’s why.

Sherlock: It was the only possible solution.

John: It’s not in the rules-

Sherlock: Well, then the rules are wrong!