Selection of Riddles 1>12

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Saturday, 24 December 2011

1)
Every morning the farmer had eggs for breakfast. He owned no chickens and he never got eggs from anyone else's chickens. Where did he get the eggs?
From his ducks.

2)
From what number can you take half and leave nothing?
The number is 8. Take away the top half and o is left.

3)
How are 2 plus 2 equal 5 and your left hand alike?
Neither is right.

4)
How can you be sure you have counterfeit money?
If it's a three-pound note, you can be pretty sure.

5)
How can you drop an egg 3 feet without breaking it?
Drop it 4 feet. For the first 3 feet the egg will not hit anything.

6)
Two men dig a hole in five days. How many days would it take them to dig half a hole?
None. You can't dig half a hole.
7)
How do you make notes of stone?
Rearrange the letters.

8)
How is a burning candle like thirst?
A bit of water ends both of them.

9)
How many acorns grow on the average pine tree?
None. Pine trees don't have acorns.

10)
How many beans can you put in a 4"x4" empty bag?
One. After that the bag isn't empty.

11)
How much dirt is there in a hole exactly one foot deep and one foot across?
None. A hole is empty.

12)
How can you make a fire with only one stick?
Just make sure it's a matchstick.

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