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Why did Jacob think Mr. McGuinty was lying?


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Initial post: Apr 6, 2011 8:00:43 PM PDT
E. Holmes says:
Why did old Jacob think Mr. McGuinty was lying about carrying water for elephants?

Posted on Apr 11, 2011 3:08:34 PM PDT
Crayon Eater says:
Because "carrying" water for elephants doesn't make sense (they drink over 50 gallons a day). You lead them to the water, not the other way around.

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 6:01:52 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 9, 2011 6:03:25 AM PDT
I had the same question -- yes, I can see carrying water would not be common, but it still seems it would be possible ( 10 trips with a 5-gallon bucket over an entire day). Why does saying that make him a liar -- instead of asking for more details (where and how much water did you carry?)
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