“Who’d ever believe such stuff”? Fairy tales aren’t to be believed, they’re to be enjoyed.
Looks like an “Airplane” gag.
“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” – Douglas Adams
Ernie was so in love with the punchline that he didn’t think through the logistics of the setup.
I understand that the window is open…but it looks like the glass was removed, not slid up or aside.
It WAS a gigantic whoosh – but some great comments evolved from it anyway.