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    LaunaDavila
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    I read it somewhere – but can’t find it.

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    Henry Peterson
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    What has four legs in the morning, two at midday, and three in the evening.

    The answer was man- who crawls as a child, walks upright as an adult, and hobbles on a cane once elderly.

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