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From: "valerie bower" <>
Subject: Re: [trivvies] IQ - was quiz
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 07:30:58 +1000
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Sorry Paul have never seen that, that doesn`t mean it`s wrong!! :-)))
Val xx
Why would you want to weigh a sheep?



> I'm afraid not, Sue. However, talking of IQ reminds me of the
camparison of
> IQ testing with the way (so I'm assured) that Australians weigh
sheep.
> Apparently they construct a crude balance or fulcrum, get a long
pole, place
> a basket at each end, put the sheep in one basket and then fill the
other
> with stones until they exactly balance.
>
> Then they guess the weight of the stones :-)
>
> Paul
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sue" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, June 08, 2003 3:02 PM
> Subject: [trivvies] IQ - was quiz
>
>
> > Most definitely - it has to be - I got them all right .... And I'm
as
> thick
> > as a brush ... :-) ..
> >
> > BTW Paul --- did you do the recent BBC IQ quiz ... ? .....
> >
> > Sue
> >
> >
> > My point exactly! The problem with trying to equate the results of
such
> > quizes to "intelligence" is fraught with danger :-)
> >
> > Paul
> >
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