Mental Floss 125






The answer to last week’s challenge is Q: A woman has three daughters who in turn, each have three daughters. If they all get together in one room, how many pairs of Grandmothers and Grand-Daughters are there?

A: There are 9.

This week’s thinking challenge is:

Q: As I left the reptile house at the zoo I felt something move in my pocket. I put my hand in and discovered something with no legs and several teeth. Once over my initial shock, I was happy to leave it there undisturbed. Why?


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The answer along with a new thinking challenge, next week.

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About the Author

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.

Frank has worked across Australia, South East Asia, China, the Middle East and Africa where he has trained and facilitated multiple thinking methods and been acknowledged by Edward de Bono as one of the foremost practitioners of the de Bono thinking methods worldwide.

Frank believes strongly that if we can improve the way we think, the actions that follow also improve.


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