A paradox arising in the use of comparative adjectives. Suppose you have exactly two brothers, both of whom are older than you are. Then the following apparently false statement is actually true: "My younger brother is older than I am."

# Buchowski Paradox

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Buchowski Paradox."
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