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My husband got an email this morning with some riddles in. I like riddles, because quite often they make you think in a slightly different way: here’s an example. The first question was

A murderer is condemned to death.  He has to choose between three rooms.

The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in 3 years.

Which room is safest for him?

It’s not too hard – the answer is number 3.
Why? ‘Cos lions that haven’t eaten for three years are very dead. That’s why.

Now here’s the riddle I thought you might enjoy – read the following paragraph and say what is unusual about it.

This is an unusual paragraph. I’m curious as to just how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so ordinary and plain that you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it. It is highly unusual though. Study it and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out. Try to do so without any coaching!

Got it yet? Answers in comments, please!

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