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Are you good at trivia? Here's an apropos brain teaser for the holidays!

How Many Birds Are In The 12 Days Of Christmas Carol?

Answer shown at bottom of page


Here’s the break down:

Day 1 – a partridge in a pear tree (1 bird)

Day 2 – 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (3 birds)

Day 3 – 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (6 birds)

Day 4 – 4 colly (or calling birds), 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (10 birds)

Day 5 – 10 birds again

Day 6 – 6 geese-a-laying, 4 colly birds, 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (16 birds)

Day 7 – 7 swans-a-swimming, 6 geese-a-laying, 4 colly birds, 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (23 birds)

Day 8 – 23 birds

Day 9 – 23 birds

Day 10 – 23 birds

Day 11 – 23 birds

Day 12 – 23 birds


Add all the days together and you get 184 birds!

Who knew??? Did you get it correct?  "Tweet" your friends and see if they can come up with the right answer! Toodles.

 

 

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