Bilateral Thinking Puzzles
Q: A room is completely empty except for a dead man hanging from the
middle of the central rafter, and a puddle on the floor. The man hanged
himself. 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.