However, he also appreciated Brussels, for another reason. It was well-suited, he explained, to serve as a base from which to organize a mountain-climbing expedition to the highest point in Belgium.
"How high is that?" he was asked one day. "Twelve feet," he replied, "above sea level."
[In March 2003, after receiving several complaints, the Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort in Alta, Wyoming renamed a mountain which had been christened in honor of a waitress named Mary who streaked through the resort one night in the 1970s. The name changed from Mary's Nipple to: Mary's.]