Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Swimming Pools

One sunny Saturday afternoon, Melvyn, Sam and Bart were sitting around a parasol table enjoying some drinks by the swimming pool at the Sasquatch Hills country club, discussing the merits of their own swimming pool pumps. “I know we all … Continue reading

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The Birthday Survey

Speedy Surveys Inc. one afternoon sent five surveyors to carry out a statistical study on matching birth data from a base point In the walking street of Mapletown. The surveyor would ask a random person to give their first name, … Continue reading

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