The Press swarmed as Gus Refer cut the ribbon announcing the
opening of his brand new restaurant. It had a lot of publicity
because it was the world’s only restaurant it the shape of a
About four hours later Gus headed for home. He knew the party
would probably go on until morning, but he was tired and wanted
Two hours later Gus was awakened by the sound of his phone
ringing. He picked it up and said hello.
“Are you Gus Refer?”
“My name is Ian Magwire. There has been a murder at your
restaurant, come down immediately.” Gus quickly dressed and went
to the restaurant. As he stepped out of the car he noticed that
everyone was there. Ian Magwire had already started questioning
“Where were you when the murder occured?” he asked the cook. “I
was in the kitchen, cutting a chicken with the new and
incredibaly sharp knife I have.”
“Where were you when the murder occurred?” he asked a waiter. “I
was picking up shards of glass,” he said.
“Where were you when the murder happened?” he asked the
waitress. “I was waiting on that table in the corner,” she said.
An hour later Ian walked out of the restaurant with the
murderer. Who was it and why?
Answer: It was the waitress. (She said she was waiting on the
table in the corner. Circles don’t have corners. Remember, the
restaurant was round.)