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What`s Wrong With The Sentence?

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#713
Fun:*** (2.64)
Difficulty:** (1.2)
Category:Language
Submitted By:GarnetGurl***
Corrected By:ttlyhot08

 

 

 



What`s wrong with the following sentence?

The man went to the
the supermarket at 6:00.


Answer

There are 2 `the` before supermarket. The average person`s brain skips right over the second one!
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Comments

maxmars
Dec 12, 2001

that is weird!
missie
Mar 30, 2002

Cool!
Mogmatt16Ava*
Apr 15, 2002

ususally we think it is a gramitical error.
mad-adeAhu*
Jun 02, 2002

so if you do spot the extra "the" does that make you above or below average?
george1978*
Aug 14, 2002

i must not be averadge lol
Rowsdower*
Dec 28, 2003

Interesting...
calmsaviorAus*
Aug 11, 2006

i've seen too many variations of this idea
choirgirl926Aus*
Jul 27, 2009

You were supposed to skip the second one? For some reason I didn't see the first one. Oh well.
bradon182001*us*
Aug 22, 2010

I don't know which one I missed, but I definitely only saw one.

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