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Question:

A small defenseless animal lays on the ground in the heat of the sun. Suddenly, it is pulled up and beaten with sticks. The animal’s body is broken, but no one is punished for the crime. Why not?

Answer:

It was a pinata.

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If 3 peacocks lay 5 eggs in 8 days, how many peacocks will lay 29 eggs in 76 days?