Fun Rhyme

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  1. Javadog

    Javadog Moderator Moderator Mushroom Doctor Cannabis Doctor

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    Brothers and Sisters I have none,
    but that man's father is my father's son.

    Who is he?
     
  2. Wonder Girl

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    The answer is...me? Ah I dunno that's my guess haha.
     
  3. Javadog

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    Well, that is certainly a valid answer.

    But "that man's father" would then just be his father.

    ...and his father could never be "his father's son".

    Have fun!

    JD
     
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    your son?
     
  5. Terry M

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    I just figured it out. But first I had to rule out time travel and possibly sex change operations. :lol:
     
  6. Wonder Girl

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    Hehe.
     
  7. Javadog

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    Correcta-mundo!

    Then "that man's father" == self == "my fathers son"

    (second point because "brothers and sisters I have none")

    Congrats W-Girl.

    Now, Terry will extend these concepts to the general case. :0)

    JD
     
  8. Terry M

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    For that I need time travel!

    :lol:
     
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    I smoke huge blunts, but I like bongs too.

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    Dog sex, even if fine, vexes God.
     
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