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wonders never cease Monday, June 4, 2012

bookish monday: logic, logic, logic.

Eintein's Riddle is now on our shelves, and just in time, too---grads and dads alike will enjoy this collection of riddles and brainteasers, including the titular head-scratcher. Are you part of the 2% who can work out the answer? Happy solving!
{from Einstein's Riddle}
There are five houses painted five different colors. A person with a different nationality lives in each house. The five house owners each drink a certain type of beverage, play a certain sport, and keep a certain pet. No owners have the same pet, play the same sport, or drink the same beverage. Who owns the fish?

1. The Briton lives in the red house.
2. The Swede keeps dogs as pets.
3. The Dane drinks tea.
4. The green house is on the left of the white house.
5. The owner of the green house drinks coffee.
6. The person who plays football rears birds.
7. Them owner of the yellow house plays baseball.
8. The man living in the center house drinks milk.
9. The Norwegian lives in the first house.
10. The man who plays volleyball lives next to the one who keeps cats.
11. The man who keeps the horse lives next to the man who plays baseball.
12. The owner who plays tennis drinks beer.
13. The German plays hockey.
14. The Norwegian lives next to the blue house.
15. The man who plays volleyball has a neighbor who drinks water.


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