Tom and Clancy

“If Professor Kilgore’s theories are correct,” said Tom as he shone his flashlight on the secret reports, “then everything we’ve been doing is ridiculous, including your pants.”

Clancy looked worried. “Then does that mean the gyrocopter won’t fly?”

“Actually,” said Tom, “the gyrocopter will fly. I was just trying to think of some way to tell you your pants look stupid.”