# Three Legs in the evening

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In Greek mythology, the Sphinx sat outside of Thebes and asked this riddle of all travellers who passed by. If the traveller failed to solve the riddle, then the Sphinx killed him/her. And if the traveller answered the riddle correctly, then the Sphinx would destroy herself. The riddle:

What goes on four legs in the morning, on two legs at noon, and on three legs in the evening?

Oedipus solved the riddle, and the Sphinx destroyed herself.

Answer: A baby.

Morning means the dawn of his life so he crawls an his hand and legs. Noon is the middle of his life so he walks on 2 legs. Evening means the end of his life when he uses a walking stick

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