Bilateral Thinking Puzzles
Q: A man sitting on a park bench reads a newspaper article headlined
'Death At Sea' and knows that a murder was committed. How does he know?
A: He had been outside in a storm and had been thoroughly soaked, and
had come inside to warm himself by the fire. He was wearing a leather
collar, and as the collar dried, it shrank, strangling him.
This is another thing that seemed funnier a third of the way into
writing it, from
the Surrealist. 19th August 2005.