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Coal and Lime

Trivia brain teasers have some element of trivia in them, but they are not just pure trivia questions.

 

Puzzle ID:#2431
Fun:*** (2.61)
Difficulty:*** (2.65)
Category:Trivia
Submitted By:missie***
Corrected By:sdm1177

 

 

 



In some European countries, if coal is transported in open railway trucks the top is sprayed with a solution of lime. Why?




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Comments

sillywilly
Aug 01, 2002

Can someone tell me why this is a logic problem?
george1978*
Aug 14, 2002

because it takes the logic of knowledge to figure out why they use a coat of lime on the top of the coal only when the coal is being transported through the rail system. Which makes this very logical.
smarty_blondy*ro*
Oct 01, 2005

Got me stumped for sure.
OldChinaHand**
Aug 09, 2006

I have been served a slice of lime with my Corona so I guess no one getting my Corona.
mathisnice*us*
May 10, 2010

This does NOT belong in trivia, it belongs is logic.



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