Mental Floss 10

 

 

 

 

The answer to last week’s Mental Floss. Q: Arthur goes to the Doctor and asks the Dr to give him an all over check up. He says “I feel extreme pain whenever I prod any part of my body. Each time the pain is just the same. The Dr, who is amazed by this asks Arthur to have a whole body x-ray and come back and see him the following day. Arthur does so and the next day the Dr tells him exactly what the problem is. What was Arthur’s diagnosis?

A: Arthur has a broken finger.

This week’s lateral thinking challenge is …

A woman left her flat to go to work. Upon her return at the end of the day she discovered her flat has been broken into. The thieves have taken everything except for 2 x one hundred dollar bills that were in plain sight. Why weren’t these taken?
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The answer will appear with next week’s Mental Floss.

 

 

 

Good Luck!

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Frank Connolly is the Principal of “Think Quick”, a business that adds value through thinking differently. His work history covers all sectors and includes initiatives that have yielded bottom line benefit in the 10’s of millions of dollars.

Current clients range from Exxon-Mobil to Government Depts within Australia to Global NGO’s.

Much of his working life has been split between Australia, the South Pacific and Asia where he has trained and facilitated Lateral Thinking techniques, and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

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Comments (1)

  1. James De Vere :

    Because they were art on her walls

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