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 Lateral Thinking - Semantics two sons and two fathers are on a fishing trip. On the way
 Sat Nov 21, 2009 6:56 am  by tartle two sons and two fathers are on a fishing trip. On the way home, they are in an accident and one of them dies. Now there are only two of them alive. How is this possible?
 Mon Dec 14, 2009 7:53 pm  by Callyst is one of them both a father and a son?
 Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:15 am  by EDWARD de BONO [quote="tartle"]two sons and two fathers are on a fishing trip. On the way home, they are in an accident and one of them dies. Now there are only two of them alive. How is this possible?[/quote] there are only people grand father,father,son
 Thu Feb 20, 2014 1:12 pm  by ashta27 Clear explanation. Three people A B C. A is the father of B. B is the father of C. So we have two fathers and two sons in just three people.
 Sat Jan 30, 2016 12:07 am  by epicanna27 By "them" you never specified if it was either a father or son. So if a father died, that would leave two sons and so two of "them". If a son died, two fathers would be alive and there would still be two of "them".
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