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The Couple’s Ages

“How old are you and your wife, Capt. Haddock?” asked the insurance man. “When we were married 18 years ago I was thrice as old as Julia. Now I am twice her age,” said Capt. Haddock. “Hmm…“ The insurance man … Continue reading

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An Age Question

Samuel Whalebone was born in a year equal to the square of his father’s age. Samuel Whalebone lived to be 91 years old, the square of his father’s age a year after his birth. In what year was Samuel Whalebone … Continue reading

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King Arthur’s Age Puzzle

Once upon a time, long ago in an enchanted land, a young deer poacher was hauled before King Arthur by Cuthbert of Sodshire, the local sheriff, who threw down the slain deer on the stone slab floor before King Arthur’s … Continue reading

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