Mental Floss 20






The answer to last week’s challenge is. Q: A person is replacing a wheel on their car when they accidentally drop the all the nuts used to attach the wheel to the car. The nuts fall down a drain and are irretrievably lost. A passer by however offers them a solution that still enables them to drive home. What did they suggest?

A: Take one nut off each of the remaining three wheels and use them on the replaced wheel.

This week’s mental Floss challenge is:

Q: What is the difference between a brand new crisp $5 note and a dirty old torn one?

The answer to this along with a new lateral thinking challenge will appear in next week’s blog, next year!

Have a Safe New Year!

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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.

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.

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


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