"As I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with 7 wives.
Each wife had 7 sacks,
Each sack had 7 cats,
Kits, cats, sacks, wives,
How many were going to St. Ives?"
Answer is one. I met them while "I" was going to St. Ives (St Ives was an important waterway route).
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