Published February 2011.
||You have probably heard the old riddle about the man going to St Ives, but it seems that it may be older than you think!"|
As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. The seven wives had seven sacks and the seven sacks had seven cats. The seven cats had seven mice. Wives, sacks, cats, mice: how many were going to St. Ives?