# Puzzling Prattle Puzzle - Solution

### The Puzzle:

Two school children, who were all tangled up in their reckoning of the days of the week, paused to straighten matters out over a circus poster, when little Priscilla, who was hinting for an invitation to the show, remarked to John; "When the day after tomorrow is yesterday, 'today' will be as far from Sunday as that day was which was 'today' when the day before yesterday was 'tomorrow'"!

On what day of the week did this puzzling prattle occur?

### Our Solution:

It is evident that the children were so befogged over the calendar that they had started to school with their books on Sunday morning! For it is plain that when the day after tomorrow is yesterday, today will be three days hence, just as when the day before yesterday was tomorrow carries us back three days from now, which must be Sunday, to be midway between the two "todays".

Puzzle Author: Loyd, Sam

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