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Riddle: Which is faster, heat or cold?

Heat, because you can catch cold.

cold (noun): low temperature; absence of heat

cold (noun): a disease, a common infection giving you a runny nose and sore throat

catch (verb): capture; run after and stop (something that tries to escape)

catch cold: become infected with a cold

heat (noun): high temperature; absence of cold

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