Violet, indigo, blue and green, yellow, orange and red; these are the colors you have seen after the storm has fled.
What am I?
A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky. Delicate, fragile on the wing, indeed I am a pretty thing.
What am I?
A father’s child, a mother’s child, yet no one’s son.
Who am I.
I’m their daughter.
A 6-foot tall Magician had a water glass and was holding the glass above his head. He let it drop to the carpet without spilling a single drop of water.
How could he manage to drop the glass from a height of six feet and not spill a drop of water?
It was an Empty glass.
Which bird does not belong in this group?
finch, gull, eagle, ostrich, sparrow
The Ostrich. It’s the only bird that doesn’t fly.
What word doesn’t belong in this group?
that, hat, what, mat, cat, sat, pat, chat
What. It’s pronounced differently…all of the others rhyme.
I have no voice and yet I speak to you, I tell of all things in the world that people do. I have leaves, but I am not a tree, I have pages, but I am not a bride or royalty. I have a spine and hinges, but I am not a man or a door, I have told you all, I cannot tell you more. What am I?
There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls.
What is it?
Take off my skin – I won’t cry, but you will! What am I?
A guy bet his neighbor $100 dollars that his dog could jump higher than a house. Thinking this not possible, the neighbor took the bet and lost. Why did he lose the bet?
Simple…a house cannot jump!
Why are 1990 dollar bills worth more than 1989 dollar bills?
The same reason seven dollars is more than six. Because there is one more.
I sleep by day, I fly by night. I have no feathers to aid my flight.
What am I?
What five letter word, no matter how you pronounce it, is always pronounced wrong?
Why can’t Kevin Laroche, who is now living in Canada, not be buried in the USA?
Because he is still alive!
Pat Smith gives someone a dollar. Pat is this person’s brother, but the person is not Pat’s brother. How can that be?
It’s Pat’s sister.
A woman was sitting on a windowsill on the 35th floor of a building. She was about to commit suicide. The police surrounded the bottom of the building telling her NOT to jump. Her husband was in the room with her and kept trying to stop her. She got nervous and fell, yet she did not get or hurt or even a scratch. Why?
She fell INTO her room instead of out the window!
A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?
An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away!
What gets wetter the more it dries?
A bath towel.
David was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?
David is bald.
A black dog stands in the middle of an intersection in a town painted black. None of the street lights are working due to a power failure caused by a storm. A car with two broken headlights drives towards the dog but turns in time to avoid hitting him. How could the driver have seen the dog in time?
It was daylight.
If Dick’s father is Tom’s son, what relation is Dick to Tom?
Tom is Dick’s grandfather.
A pet shop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said “Parrot repeats everything it hears”. Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn’t say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot. How can this be?
The parrot was deaf.
No sooner spoken than broken.
What is it?
A warrior amongst the flowers, he bears a thrusting sword. He uses it when’er he must to defend his golden hoard. What is he?
Which is correct to say: ‘The yolk of the egg are white’ or ‘The yolk of the egg is white’ ?
Neither, the yolk of the egg is yellow.
What can fill a room but takes up no space?
A cowboy rode to an inn on Friday stayed two nights and left on Friday.
How could that be?
His horse’s name was Friday.
Uncle Jacob is 65 years old. How many birthdays does he have?
One of course. Uncle Jacob was, just like all of us, was only born once.
If you have three oranges and you take away two, how many will you have?
Two. The two you took.
This is an unusual paragraph. I’m curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out! Try to do so without any coaching!
The letter “e”, which is the most common letter in the English language, does not appear once in the long paragraph.
What is the greatest worldwide use of cowhide?
To cover cows! hahahaha… that was too dumb!
If coast is spelled C-O-A-S-T and roast is spelled R-O-A-S-T and most is spelled M-O-S-T . Then how do you spell what goes into a toaster?
What does a blind man see, a deaf man hear, and if you eat it you are sure to die?
There is a town in Texas where 5% of all the people living there have unlisted phone numbers. If you selected 100 names at random from the town’s phone directory, on average, how many of these people would have unlisted phone numbers?
None. You will not find unlisted phone numbers in a phone directory.
I have holes on the top and bottom.
I have holes on my left and on my right.
And I have holes in the middle, yet I still hold water.
What am I?
I’m a Sponge.
What can run but never walks,
Has a mouth but never talks,
Has a bed but never sleeps?
If you go to the movies and you’re paying, is it cheaper to take one friend to the movies twice, or two friends to the movies at the same time?
It’s cheaper to take two friends at the same time. In this case, you would only be buying three tickets, whereas if you take the same friend twice you are buying four tickets.
I pass before the sun, yet make no shadow.
What am I?
In spring I am gay in handsome array;
in summer more clothing I wear;
when colder it grows I fling off my clothes;
and in winter quite naked appear.
What am I?
I saw a man in white, he looked quite a sight. He was not old, but he stood in the cold. And when he felt the sun he started to run. Who could he be? Please answer me.
How can you physically stand behind your friend as he physically stands behind you?
By standing back to back.
A horse is tied to a five meter rope in front of an old saloon. Six meters behind the horse is a bale of hay. Without breaking his rope, the horse is able to eat the hay whenever he chooses. How is this possible?
The rope is not tied to anything else.
You have three stoves: a gas stove, a wood stove, and a coal stove, but only one match. Which should you light first?
You live in a one story house made “entirely of redwood”. What color would the stairs be?
What stairs…you live in a “one story house”.
Nick the marathon man timed himself and found out that if he wore a bright white outfit he ran 20 miles in 80 minutes, but when he wore a dark outfit, he ran 20 miles in one hour and twenty minutes. What does this mean for his next race?
Absolutely nothing, as 80 minutes equals an hour and twenty minutes.
A psychologist goes to a village in Africa and decides to compare foot size to intelligence. He notes that in general, as foot size increases, so does intelligence. How can this be?
He is measuring everyone’s feet, including the feet of the very small children. So the statistics will show that larger feet belong to the smarter people… the adults.
A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in 3 years. Which room is safest for him?
The third. Lions that haven’t eaten in three years are dead.
There are 20 people in an empty, square room. Each person has full sight of the entire room and everyone in it without turning his head or body, or moving in any way (other than the eyes). Where can you place an apple so that all but one person can see it?
Place the apple on one person’s head.
There are 2 cops parked along a one-way street looking for traffic violations.
They spot a taxi driver going in the wrong direction, yet they do nothing.
He was “walking” and not driving his cab.
A mother gave birth to twin boys, but they were born in different years and on different days. And no, the boys are not part of 2 sets. How can this be possible?
One was born on December 31 at 11:59 p.m. and the other January 1 at 12:00 a.m!
Henry was out walking one day. He met his father-in-law’s only daughter’s mother-in-law. What did Henry call her?
He called her Mom!
I’m white & used for cutting & grinding. When I’m damaged, humans usually remove me or fill me. For most animals I am a useful tool. What am I?
I’m a god, a planet, a measurer of heat.
Who am I?
You are at a river. With you are a Chicken, Bag of Grain, and a Wolf.
You have to cross the river in your canoe but can only take one with you at a time.
You can’t leave the chicken with the grain. He’ll eat it.
You can’t leave the wolf with the chicken. He’ll eat it.
How do you get everything over and intact?
Take the Chicken over first and leave it on the other side.
Next, take the Wolf across and leave him, but bring the Chicken back with you.
Next trip, leave the Chicken where you started and take the Grain across with the Wolf.
Finally, go back and get the Chicken.
If you were running a race, and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
You would be in 2nd. You thought first place, huh? Well, you passed the guy in second place, not first.
A man takes a barrel that weighs 20 pounds, and then puts something in it. It now weighs less than 20 pounds.
What did he put in the barrel?
What goes around the world and stays in a corner?
You are on a ship, over the side hangs a rope ladder with half meter rungs. The tide rises a half meter per hour. At the end of five hours, how much of the ladder will remain above the water assuming that nine rungs were above the water when the tide began to rise?
Nine rungs will be above the water. As the tide rises, so will the ship and the ladder.
That is, unless you have a hole in your boat!
If you’re 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door, how many moves will it take to reach the door.
If you only move half the distance, then you will always have half the distance remaining no matter how small the number. ( Think about it).
What relation would your father’s sister’s sister-in-law be to you?
Never resting, never still.
Moving silently from hill to hill.
It does not walk, run or trot,
All is cool where it is not.
What is it?
If you screw a lightbulb into a socket by turning the bulb toward the right with your right hand, which way would you turn the socket with your left hand in order to unscrew it while holding the bulb stationary?
You would screw the socket to the right. Which hand you use is irrelevant.
When they are caught, they are thrown away.
When they escape, you itch all day.
What are they?
This thing runs but cannot walk, sometimes sings but never talks.
Lacks arms, has hands; lacks a head but has a face.
What is it?
What can you break without hitting or dropping it?
What stays where it is when it goes off?
I move without wings, between silken strings, I leave as you find, my substance behind. What am I?
This is as light as a feather, yet no man can hold it for long.
What is it?
Who is he that runs without a leg and his house on his back?
What always goes to bed with his shoes on?
What occurs once in every minute, twice in every moment, yet never in a thousand years?
The letter M.
Under what conditions would a rope be most likely to break?
a. 20 men of equal strength with 10 pulling on each end.
b. 10 of the same men pulling on one end and the other end being fastened to a t
c. It makes no difference.
The answer is c. If 20 men pull on the rope (10 on each end), the stress on the rope will be no greater than if 10 pulled from one end and the other was tied to a tree. The tension on a rope is no greater than the pull at one of its ends.
Tom went to town with $50 , but returned at night with $150. He bought a hat at a clothing store and some apples at the market. Then he had his eyes tested. He gets paid every Thursday by check. The banks are only open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and
Saturdays. The eye doctor is closed on Saturday. The market stays closed on Thursday and Friday. On what day did the man go to town?
Tuesday. Thursday and Friday the market is closed. Saturday the doctor’s office is closed. It is evident he cashed his check because he had more money in the evening than he did when he left in the morning. He got lpaid on Thurday and went to town on the following Tuesday when the bank, doctor’s office, and market were all open.
The beginning of eternity
The end of time and space
The beginning of every end,
And the end of every place.
Who am I?
The Letter “E”.
There are two bodies on the floor. They are surrounded by water and broken glass. How did they die?
The fish bowl got knocked over. The bodies were goldfish.
Lucy had it first, Ethel had it last, Mary Lungel had it twice until she married Peter Stupid and never had it again. What is it?
The letter L.
A new medical building containing 100 offices had just been completed. Dave was hired to paint the numbers 1 to 100 on the doors. How many times will Dave have to paint the number nine?
Did you say 9 times? WRONG – Twenty times.
9, 19, 29,39, 49, 59 ,69, 79 ,89, 90, 91, 92 ,93 ,94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99
A bus driver was heading down a street in Colorado. He went right past a stop sign without stopping, he turned left where there was a “no left turn” sign, and he went the wrong way on a one-way street. Then he went on the left side of the road past a cop car. Still – he didn’t break any traffic laws. Why not?
He was walking…not driving.
The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father’s age is the son’s age reversed.
How old could they be? (3 possible solutions).
51 and 15. 42 and 24. 60 and 06.
Does the law allow Vernon Jones to marry his widows sister?
Of course not. If he has a widow then he’s dead. And dead people can’t get married.
We’re 5 little items of an everyday sort, you’ll find us all in a tennis court.
What are we?
The vowels in order (A tEnnIs cOUrt).
I’m not an airplane, but I can fly through the sky.
I’m not a river, but I’m full of water.
What am I?
I’m a Cloud!
What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?
A coat of paint!
What traps warmth, Sprays forth ice and water, Yet slips through your fingers with ease?
Alice, Ben, Charlie, David, and Ed entered a contest to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar. Alice guessed 30, Ben guessed 28, Charlie guessed 29, David guessed 25, and Ed guessed 26. Two were off the mark by 1, one was wrong by 4, and one by 3. But one was correct. How many jelly beans are in the jar at the store?
There are 29 jelly beans in the jar.
What regularly changes shape, yet remains a sphere, is always there, but often not seen?
A time when they’re green, a time when they’re brown,
But both of these times, cause me to frown.
But just in between, for a very short while,
They’re perfect and yellow, and cause me to smile!
What am I talking about here?
A man walks into a his bathroom and shoots himself right between the eyes using a real gun with real bullets. He walks out alive, with no blood anywhere. And no, he didn’t miss and he wasn’t Superman or any other caped crusader.
How did he do this?
He shot his reflection in the bathroom mirror.
What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?
The word Wholesome.
What has no content yet you are still able to see it?
There are two plastic jugs filled with water. How could you put all of this water into a barrel, without using the jugs or any dividers, and still tell which water came from which jug?
Freeze them first. Take them out of the jugs and put the ice in the barrel. You will be able to tell which water came from which jug.
Two men were playing tennis. They played five sets and each man won three sets. How can this be possible?
The two men were partners playing doubles.
Who is he that runs without a leg and his house on his back?
What is it that has four legs, one head and a foot?
The sharp slim blade, that cuts the wind. What is it?
A blade of grass.
What is it that was given to you, belongs only to you, and yet your friends use it more than you do?
When asked how old she was, Suzie replied, “In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago.”
How old is she?
Since a person uses about the same amount of energy walking 2 miles as they would running for 2 miles, would a person use more energy running for 10 minutes, walking for ten minutes, or the same amount of energy?
Since a person running for 10 minutes would cover more distance than that same person would walking for 10 minutes, he/she would use more energy running for 10 minutes.
A woman bought a used car for $600 and sold it a friend for $800. She later bought it back for $1,000 and resold it for $1,200. Did she make any profit and if so, how much?
At first glance it appears she made a profit of $200, however this is not the case. She made a total profit of $400 since she made $200 profit each time she sold the car.
If you toss a die and it comes up with the number one 9 times in a row, what is the probability that it will come up with one on the next throw?
One in six. A die has no memory of what it last showed.