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 Tear one off and scratch my head. What once was red is black instead. What am I?

"A match"

 

 What tastes better than it smells?

"A tongue"

 

 What was the American President's name in 1975?

"Same as is it now - Barack Obama"

 

 How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?

"There is no dirt in a hole"

 

 Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?

"Mt. Everest, it just wasn't discovered yet!"

 

 There's a guy at the butcher shop, he is 5' 10" tall, and he wears size 13 sneakers. What does he weigh?

"Meat!"

 

 Johnny 's mum had 3 kids. One named April, the second May. What was the 3rd kid's name?

"Johnny!"    

 

 7 months have 31 days. How many months have 28 days?

"All of them!"    

 

 How many eggs can you put in an empty basket?

"Only one, the basket is no longer empty after this"    

 

 What is 40 divided by 1/2, plus 15?

"95. Dividing by 1/2 is the same as multiplying by 2. So, 40 * 2 + 15 = 95"    

 

 How many letters are in the alphabet?

"There are 11 letters in the alphabet"    

 

 How can you add 8 8's to make 1000?

"888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000"    

 

 I am a fruit which often comes in a group of two. What am I?

"A pear"    

 

What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has "T" in it?

"Tea Pot"    

 

 What is at the end of a rainbow?

"w"    

 

Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet how you miss me, When I have flown! What am I?

"Time"    

 

 What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?

"A river"    

 

How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?

"Once, because after you subtract it's not 25 anymore.."    

 

 If 7 is equal to 13 then what is 16 equal to?

"31, because it is multiplied by 2 and subtract one."    

 

There are 4 girls & 4 apples in a basket. Each girl takes an apple, yet one apple remains in the basket. How?

"One girl took the basket. She took the last apple while it was in the basket"    

 

 If three cats catch three mice in three minutes, how many cats would be needed to catch 100 mice in 100 minutes?

"Three"    

 

I am a seed, three letters in the name, Take away two and I sound quite the same. What am I?

"Pea"    

 

 I can be cracked, I can be made. I can be told, I can be played. What am I?

"A joke"    

 

Glittering points that downward thrust, Sparkling spears that never rust. What is it?

"An icicle"    

 

 What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?

"A river"    

 

Throw it off the highest building, and I'll not break. But put me in the ocean, and I will. What am I?

"A tissue"    

 

 The man who invented it doesn't want it. The man who bought it doesn't need it. The man who needs it doesn't know it. What is it?

"A coffin"    

 

What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

"A coat of paint"    

 

 Forward I'm heavy, but backwards I'm not. What am I?

"Ton"    

 

What's black when you get it, red when you use it, and white when you're all through with it?

"Charcoal"    

 

 I am a five letter word. If you remove my last four letters I am still pronounced the same. What am I?

"Queue"    

 

What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?

"A penny"    

 

 We're five little items of an everyday sort. You'll find us all in a tennis court. What are we?

"The vowelsa tennis court" contains all five vowels sorted in alphabetical order: a, e, i, o, u     

 

Shoe, door, sticks, straight. What word comes next?

""Hen". . The words are the last in each phrase from the children's nursery rhyme.

One, two, buckle my shoe, Three, four, shut the door; Five, six, pick up sticks, Seven, eight, lay them straight, Nine, ten, a big, fat hen
    

 

 I am a king but also a common device of measure. What am I?

"A ruler"    

 

When one does not know what it is, then it is something; but when one knows what it is, then it is nothing?

"A riddle"    

 

 The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

"Footsteps"    

 

What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?

"Letter M"    

 

 It stands on one leg with its heart in its head?

"A cabbage"    

 

What is it that you can keep after giving it to someone else?

"Your word"    

 

 The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?

"Darkness"    

 

What English word has three consecutive double letters?

"Bookkeeper"    

 

 Brothers and sisters have I none but that man's father is my father's son?

"My son"    

 

A man comes into town on Wednesday, stays for exactly one week and leaves on Friday. How?

'Wednesday' is his horse    

 

What is in seasons, seconds, centuries and minutes but not in decades, years or days? 

"The letter 'N"    

 

What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?

"A towel"    

 

I'm where yesterday follows today, and tomorrow's in the middle. What am I? 

"A dictionary"    

 

Give me food and I will live, give me water and I will die. What am I?

"Fire"    

 

What goes around the world but stays in the corner? 

"A stamp"    

 

I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I'll make it lighter. What am I?

"A hole"    

 

A boy and a doctor are fishing. The boy is the doctor's son but the doctor is not the boy's father. Who is the doctor? 

"His mother"    

 

Which word if pronounced right, is wrong, but if pronounced wrong is right?

"Wrong"    

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