Bilateral Thinking Puzzles
Q: Deep in the forest was found the body of a man who was wearing only
swimming trunks, snorkel and facemask. The nearest lake was 8 miles away
and the sea was 100 miles away. What happened?
A: When the man tasted albatross he realized that he had never tasted it
before. This meant that the meat he had been given on the island was not
albatross as he had been told. He correctly deduced that he had eaten the
flesh of his son who had died when they first reached the island.
This is another thing that seemed funnier a third of the way into
writing it, from
the Surrealist. 19th August 2005.