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Friday Puzzle Famous Sphinx Riddle

Friday Puzzle Famous Sphinx Riddle - 29 july

In Greek mythology, the Sphinx sat outside of Thebes and asked this riddle of all travelers who passed by. If the traveler failed to solve the riddle, then the Sphinx killed him/her. And if the traveler answered the riddle correctly, then the Sphinx would destroy herself. The riddle:

What goes on four legs in the morning, on two legs at noon, and on three legs in the evening?

Oedipus solved the riddle, and the Sphinx destroyed herself.

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  1. The answer of Oedipus was : Man(human)
    He walks on four legs when he's a child(morning phase of his life).
    He walks on two legs when he's young(day phase of his life).
    He walks with the help of a crutch or stick(on three legs), when he's old(night phase of his life).

  2. so what if he solved the riddle. it does`nt say to answer it