Mental Floss 7





The answer to last week’s Lateral Thinking challenge. Q: A painter was painting using an ordinary paintbrush. Something startled him, he dropped the brush and it fell on the ceiling, not the floor. How could this be?

A: The painter was painting a doll house that was upside down at the time.

This week’s Lateral Thinking challenge is:

Q: Jason is lying dead with a metal bar across his back and some food in front of him. How did he die?

The answer will be posted along with next week’s Mental Floss.




Good Luck!

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Comments (1)

  1. Sue :

    Jason is a mouse


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