Oldest Riddle in History

The Man at St. Ives

This is one of the oldest riddles in history.  According to few this riddle has been included in the Guiness Book of Records. Though we are not sure about that. But anyways try giving the answer to this ancient riddle!!

How many were going to St. Ives?

“As I was going to St. Ives

I met a man with seven wives.

Each wife had seven sacks,

Each sack had seven cats,

Each cat had seven kits;

Kits, cats, sacks and wives,

How many were going to St. Ives?”

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