Holiday Mixed Nuts

by Aussie Meyer
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Story

The holiday season is a very busy time for Sir Roderick Glossop, London's premier nerve specialist. Something about the festivities brings out the loopiness in even the best of families. When it does, Sir Roderick is called in to diagnose whatever form of mental instability pops up.

On a particular week, for example, he was booked to see Ronnie F., Mortimer L., George W., Rupert B., and Percy G. (in no particular order), one on each of the five days of the week, Monday through Friday. These gentlemen suffered from the following disturbances (again, in no special order): one had a severe Inferiority Complex, and one was a confirmed Dipsomaniac. One suffered Paranoia, and one one thought that he was a Canary. One simply had a Split Personality, and couldn't manage to get along with himself.

Sadly, come billing time, the appointment book was lost, and only Sir Roderick's case notes gave information as to which patient was seen on what day, and what was diagnosed. From these six clues, can you tell what patient with what malady Sir Roderick had an appointment with, on each day of the week?


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Clues

  1. The five appointments included the visits with Percy G. and George W., the calls on Monday and Friday, and the case of Paranoia.
  2. The day after he called on Rupert B., Sir Roderick was called in to meet the chap with the Split Personality disorder.
  3. The day after he sent the Dipsomaniac off to dry up, he saw Ronnie F. in his offices.
  4. Mortimer L. was neither Paranoid nor did he suffer feelings of Inferiority.
  5. George W. was not possessed of a Split Personality.
  6. Rupert B. had no signs of an Inferiority Complex at all.



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