A colleague of Professor Egghead was explaining to him about his childhood. He said that he was one of five children and that half of them were boys.

How can this be true?

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If 3 of the 5 kids were boys, then the statement is technically true, half are boys. It doesn't say that exactly half are boys.

If 3, 4, or all of them were boys, that still makes half of them boys.

3 0f 5 kids are boys. He himeself is a boy and half of the remaining are boys.

one of them is a tranny.

1. there are two boys including himself

2. one of the girls is a tom boy

=1 1/2 boys

The Prof said half of "them" were boys. "Them" being 2 boys and two girls. So there were 3 boys and 2 girls altogether.

Not counting the Professor, there are 4. 2 Boys and 2 Girls.

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