E.I. Gordon translated ancient Sumerian cuneiform tablets that dated back to approximately 2500 B.C. Among that ancient writing was a riddle, which is believed to be the world’s oldest brain teaser. Can you solve this riddle that has perplexed people for 4,500 years?
A house based on a foundation like the skies
A house one has covered with a veil like a secret box
A house set on a base like a goose
One enters it blind,
Leaves it seeing.
This is a shortened version:
There is a house. One enters it blind and comes out seeing. What is it?
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Answer: a school.
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