A puzzle about belief reports

In K. Jaszczolt (ed.), The Pragmatics of Propositional Attitude Reports. Elsevier (2000)

Kent Bach
San Francisco State University
I'd like to present a puzzle about belief reports that's been nagging at me for several years. I've subjected many friends and audiences to various abortive attempts at solving it. Now it's time to get it off my chest and let others try their hand at it.<1>
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