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    Are this syllogism valid or invalid?

    Some sticky substances are yucky things.
    All taffy is a sticky substance.
    Therefore, some taffy is a yucky thing.

    Also, how do I end this one?

    All books are things with pages.
    Some books are mysteries.

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