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MATH PUZZLE: Can you replace the question mark with a number?
What's the least number of chairs you would need around a table to sit four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons?
Find the country and its capital city, using the move of a chess knight. First letter is J. Length of words in solution: 5,5.

Cyrus Hall McCormick

Born 15 Feb 1809; died 13 May 1884 at age 75.American inventor of the first practical, commercially successful reaping machine. His father had worked unsuccessfully between 1809-1816 to design a reaping machine. He followed his father's lead and by 1831, Cyrus was able to publicly demonstrate a functional machine able to cut a 4-ft swathe. In 1834, he patented his design. To defend his patent against a competitor, in 1843, a widely publicized competition was held between their rival products in which McCormick's machine was judged the better. He sold 29 harvesters that year, 50 the next, and by 1848 he was in business with a factory in Chicago, Illinois, able to produce 500 machines. With production-line assembly, within a few years, McCormick dominated the market.«

Thanksgiving

A man went one Thanksgiving to get a turkey from a live poultry farm. "Do you have any turkeys going cheap?" he asked."Nope," said the owner. "All our turkey go gobble, gobble.'"
Q: Why can't you take a turkey to church?
A: Because they use fowl language.
Q: What's the most musical part of a turkey?
A: The drumstick.
Q: Which cat discovered America?
A: Christofurry Columbus.
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