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Updated: Jan 28
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Which of these is correct? 18 plus 19 is 36 or 18 plus 19 are 36?
A: Neither. 18 plus 19 is 37.
Who lives in a house with one bedroom, 50 hallways and ghosts lurking everywhere?
A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?
A: 3 brothers, 4 sisters
What is able to go up a chimney when down but unable to go down a chimney when up?
A: An umbrella
A rooster lays an egg at the very top of a slanted roof. Which side is the egg going to roll off?
A: Neither. Roosters don't lay eggs.
A bus driver goes the wrong way on a one way street. He passes the cops but they don't stop him. Why?
A: The bus driving is walking
What English word has three consecutive double letters?
A cowboy rides into town on Friday, stays for three days, and leaves on Friday. How is this possible?
A: Friday is his horse's name
How is seven different from the rest of the numbers between one and ten?
A: It is the only one with two syllables
A hen and a half lays an egg and a half in a day and a half. How many eggs does one hen lay in one day?
A: 2/3 of an egg
A is the brother of B, B is the brother of C, C is the father of D, So how is D related to A?
A is the uncle of D
On which side of a chicken are there more feathers?
What coat do you put on when its wet, but never wear it?
A coat of paint
What kind of band doesn't play music?
A rubber band
What is unusual about the following words: revive, banana, grammar, voodoo, assess, potato?
If you remove the first letter of each word, the remaining can letters can be spelt backwards and forwards.
The more of this there is, the less you see. What is it?
What does an island and the letter 't' have in common?
They are both surrounded by water
Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet you miss me, when I have flown. What am I?
If you drop me I'm sure to crack, but give me a smile and I will always smile back. What am I?
First I threw away the outside, then ate the inside. I then ate the outside before throwing away the inside. What did I eat?
What month has 28 days?
All of them
What type of Cheese is made backwards?
What four letter word can be written forwards, backwards, upside down and still be read from left to right?
What tastes better than it smells?
What is harder to catch the faster you run?
A man sees his dog on the other side of a river. He Calls for the dog who immediately crosses without getting wet and without using a bridge or a boat. How did the dog do it?
A. The River is Frozen
What do you throw out when you want to use it but take it in when you don't want to use it?
A. An anchor