White, Black and Brown

Professor merle white of the mathematics department, Professor Leslie Black of philosophy, and Jean Brown, a young stenographer who worked in the university’s office of admissions, were lunching together.

“Isn’t it remarkable,” observed the lady, “that our last names are Black, Brown and White and that one of us has black hair, one brown hair and one white.”

“It is indeed,” replied the person with black hair, “and have you noticed that not one of us has hair that matches his or her name ?”

“By golly, you’re right!” exclaimed Professor White. If the lady’s hair isn’t brown, what is the color of Professor Black’s hair ?

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