Those damn Casablankaians.
I agree - and if we're all asleep, just when does the handsome price show up to hack his way through the thicket of thorns and kiss us awake? Or am I stuck in the wrong fairy tale again...*sigh* Either way, strong inducement to go back to bed and get up sometime in the next decade.
Hm -- you have a slightly different read on this than I do. I think what woke up New York, and the rest of the country, in December 1941 came on the 7th.
And that attack wasn't actually on New York...