Touching Socks: A Riddle of Sorts
Yesterday at the department, somebody said the following phrase, “I don’t need to touch your socks. I believe you.”
The linguists among us immediately suggested that this could well be the first and only time such a statement has been made by humans anywhere.
So let’s play a game. Can you come up with scenarios where such a statement can be made?
I will, of course, eventually reveal who said the sentence and why.