# Which of the two shops will any foreign visitor opt for the haircut ?

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There are two barber shop in a small town – one located in the eastern market and the other on the northern market. The shop in the eastern market is quite untidy and the barber has a shabby haircut. While the shop in the northern market is quite neat and clean and the barber is sporting an excellent haircut himself.

Which of the two shops will any foreign visitor opt for the haircut ?

posted May 28, 2014

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Foreign Visitor would go to Eastern Market Shop. Though Shop at eastern market is untidy and barber have shabby haircut, but no barber can cut his hairs by own and so his hairs were cut by northern market barber which were shabby and he has cut hairs of barber at northern market which has an excellent haircut.

Thus Visitor will go to Barber at Eastern Market.

Solution:

Anybody will prefer the shop in the eastern market for sure. There are two reasons for it:
Firstly, since there are only two barbers in the town, the one running the shop in eastern market must have gotten his hair done by the one running the shop in the northern market and vice versa. Thus, if the barber in the eastern market has a shabby haircut, it must be due to the incompatibility.
Secondly, the neat and clean shop can be due to the scarcity of customers as well. While the untidy place refers to the fact that so many customers get their hair done in that shop.

Thus any one will opt for the barber shop in the eastern market.

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