Mental Floss 73






The answer to last week’s question is. Q: Farmer Smith has 3 pink pigs, 4 brown pigs and 1 black pig. How many of the pigs can say that it is the same colour as another pig on Smith’s farm?

A: None of them could, pigs are unable to speak. (Happy New Year!)

This week’s lateral thinking challenge is.

Q: What word starts with an E and ends with an E and only contains one letter?

The answer along with a new challenge, next week.

Have a great weekend!


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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.

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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