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A. One day, a grandfather went fishing on a small lake. Pushing his boat away from the dock, he jumped in and managed to get a way out before dropping anchor. His grandson and son came down to the dock and noticed that grandpa was just sitting in the boat with his head propped on both hands, not doing anything. The grandson asked, “What is grandpa doing?” The father said, “Well, he was going to go fishing, but it looks like he forgot his fishing equipment, because here it sits.” “The boy than asked, “Well, why doesn’t he just row back in and get his stuff.” The father replied, “I think he would, son, except he forgot the oars too!”

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