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  • Santa likes cards but dislikes dice.
  • Santa likes time but dislikes space.
  • Santa likes horses but dislikes cows.
  • Santa likes day but dislikes night.
  • Santa likes wraps but dislikes sandwiches.
  • Santa likes simple but dislikes trivial.

So what is it that Santa likes or dislikes?

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Santa likes...

GIFTS and PRESENTS!

Because...

Each of the liked words can be preceded by either GIFT or PRESENT to make a two word phrase:
GIFT cards
PRESENT time
GIFT horses
PRESENT day
GIFT wraps
PRESENT simple

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  • $\begingroup$ That was quick :-) $\endgroup$ Dec 13, 2023 at 4:17

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