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# Many Americans get it wrong – what’s the name of the fifth son?

## Only a few solve the riddle immediately

Today’s puzzle is a classic one and has been going around online for years now.

It is anything but simple, and as with most riddles, it is important to think outside the box to succeed.

Here is the mystery: Larry’s father has 5 sons named Ten, Twenty, Thirty, Forty… can you guess what is the name of the fifth son?

Hmm, not quite simple, right? A clue: read the riddle once more, very carefully, and maybe you’ll find the solution this time.

If not, we’ll report the answer below.

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## Here is the correct answer to the riddle

If you managed to figure out the riddle yourself, congratulations, you can give yourself a pat on the back.

If you didn’t succeed, here is the answer: Larry.

As I said, if you read the riddle carefully, you will see that it says: “Larry’s father has five sons,” and that’s simply where the answer is.

Clever, right?