# Why is Bob a normal guy? Episode 2

We've already learned so much about Bob, but here are 7 more facts about him:

1. He often enjoys moldy food with fermented drinks.
2. His favourite candy contains chicken bones.
3. He only gets ⅓ sleep per day, and that leaves him feeling refreshed.
4. None of his pencils contain lead.
5. 60% of his friends are water.
6. He's never far away from a chimpanzee.
7. His brain has barely grown since he was six years old.

Can you reinterpret each fact to make Bob sound like a pretty normal guy?

Note that there are multiple possibilities, but one of each will do.

## 2 Answers

He often enjoys moldy food with fermented drinks.

He likes eating cheese with wine

OR

his parents frequently make him tempeh for dinner, which he eats with homemade ginger ale (this will... make sense when you reach the end...)

His favourite candy contains chicken bones.

He likes chewy candy which contains gelatin

He only gets ⅓ sleep per day, and that leaves him feeling refreshed.

He sleeps ⅓ of the day, i.e., 8 hours

None of his pencils contain lead.

Pencils these days write with graphite

60% of his friends are water.

The human body is approximately 60% water by some estimates

He's never far away from a chimpanzee.

His DNA is never that far from the DNA of a chimpanzee

His brain has barely grown since he was six years old.

He turned seven last Tuesday. Regardless, by age six (or slightly later), "the brain is already 95 percent of its adult size."

• Don't ask how the first and last two make sense together: he has terrible parents and his friends are a bad influence.
– Will
Commented Jul 30, 2016 at 14:42
• Nice...last sentence verifies why he still uses pencil Commented Jul 30, 2016 at 14:42
• There is a less surprising answer for the last fact if you were wondering Commented Jul 30, 2016 at 14:53
• @rybo111 It wouldn't happen to be along these lines? In context I'm not sure I'd call the estimated ~5-10% "barely" regardless of how literally you mean "grown."
– Will
Commented Jul 30, 2016 at 15:12
• Happy to accept this answer. But curious to hear other possibilities as per the previous question. Commented Aug 2, 2016 at 13:10

this is what i think could be the answer.

He often enjoys moldy food with fermented drinks.

bob likes cheese and wine

His favorite candy contains chicken bones.

his favorite candy is named chicken bones(look it up if you want to see for your self).

He only gets ⅓ sleep per day, and that leaves him feeling refreshed.

Bob is sleeping one third of the day or about 7.5 hours which is normal.

None of his pencils contain lead.

his pencils contain graphite.

60% of his friends are water.

this is referring to the fact that everyone's bodies are 60% water

He's never far away from a chimpanzee.

humans are a cousin to the chimpanzee.

His brain has barely grown since he was six years old.

most of our brains growth happens during childhood after that its growth is very small.