Logic Puzzle: Lateral Thinking


The Problem: A man and his dog were found dead in the middle of a field. The man was wearing wading boots. No one else was around. How had they died?


  1. The man had been fishing in a lake.
  2. In desperation, the man had run away from the lake, but to no avail.
  3. The dog was a retriever.
  4. They had encountered no one at all leading up to their deaths.

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