Mental Floss 56






The answer to last week’s thinking challenge was. Q: What is the real reason that 1989 Pennies are worth more than 1982 Pennies?

A: Because there are seven more of them.

This week’s lateral thinking challenge is.

Q: A boxer left the ring having just won the World Championship, yet he received no money at all for the win and it all went to his trainer. Why?

The answer along with a new challenge, next week

Have a great weekend!


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Comments (2)

  1. Jabr Alnoaimi :

    Inflation; it cost more to mint them!

  2. Frank Connolly :

    A very lateral response!


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