Einstein is baffled by this mans quizzical question


Einstein sits next to a man on a long flight.


Einstein says, “Let’s play a game. I will ask you a question, and if you don’t know the answer, you will pay me only $5; but if I don’t know the answer, I will pay you $500”.


The man agrees and the game proceeds.


Einstein asks the first question, “What is the distance between the Earth and the Moon?”


The man doesn’t say a word. He reaches into his pocket, and pulls out $5.


He then asks Einstein, “What goes up a hill with 3 legs, but comes down on 4?”


Einstein thinks about it for a long time, but fails to answer the question.


After almost an hour, he gives the man $500.


An irritated Einstein then asks, “Well, so what goes up a hill on 3 legs and comes down on 4?”


The man reaches into his pocket and gives Einstein $5.

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