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 Gotchas Puzzle 37 Last week a modern electric train travelled from Crewe to Bristol, travelling roughly South at around 50 mph. There was a strong side wind (from the right) of around 25 mph. Roughly, which direction did the smoke appear to move? [Ref: ZDZT] Hint: Think carefully. Answer: A modern electric train doesn't normally produce smoke! Puzzle 38 Which letter is last in the alphabet? [Ref: ZXJA] Hint: The answer isn't Z. Answer: T. T is the last letter in T-H-E A-L-P-H-A-B-E-T. Puzzle 39 If there are forty cups on the table and one cup breaks, how many tea cups are left? [Ref: ZDOG] Hint: Say it out loud. Answer: 3: we started with 4 tea cups (forty cups) and one broke. Puzzle 40 My neighbour recently moved in down the road and has five children. Unusually, half of the children are girls. How can this be? [Ref: ZOJF] Hint: How many boys? Answer: They are all girls.