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Q One day, two mothers and two daughters went shopping for shoes. Their shopping spree was successful ? each bought a pair of shoes, and all together, they had three pairs. How is this possible?


 
A Only three people went shopping: a grandmother, a mother, and a daughter ? but remember that the mother was the grandmother's daughter!

Source: Little Brown,Zoom Zingers,p.49