Hippopotamian logic

Ref: Prof. Ian Stewart’s Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

I won’t eat my hat.

If hippos don’t eat acorns, then oak trees will grow in Africa.

If oak trees don’t grow in Africa, then squirrels hibernate in winter.

If hippos eat acorns, and squirrels hibernate in winter, then I’ll eat my hat.

Therefore — what?

More later,

Nalin Pithwa

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