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    meaning

    Hi dear teachers.
    I have a question?
    What do you mean this sentence?
    "What goes around the world And stays in a corner?"
    the answer is:stamp

    But i don't understand the above sentence!

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    Re: meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by hesam71 View Post
    Hi dear teachers.
    I have a question?.
    What do you mean this sentence?What does this sentence mean?
    "What goes around the world and stays in a corner?"
    The answer is:[space]stamp.

    But I don't understand the above sentence!
    Please see my corrections to your post.

    This is a type of question called a 'riddle'. The answer is a postage stamp, because if you put a postage stamp on a letter and mail it to somebody on the other side of the world, your letter has gone around the world.

    However, the stamp has always stayed in the corner of the envelope.

    It's making a play on words between 'corner of a room' and 'corner of the letter.'
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 13-Jul-2015 at 08:36. Reason: Making additional corrections.

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    Re: meaning

    hesam, please note that a better title would have been What goes around the world and stays in a corner?

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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