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Conundrums


1. 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.
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2. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and gray when you throw it away?
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3. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
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4. What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years? Answer

5. Farmer Joe was cleaning out his big old dusty farm shed. He dragged out an old water container which was full of old dirty water and it weighed 5 kilograms. Joe put something in the container and then it weighed less. What did he put in the container?
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6. A cock lays an egg right at the border between the US and Canada.  Both countries are arguing who will get the egg, because both feel they have the right to take it. But who really does have the right? Answer

7. When is a door not a door?
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8. Why do the French only have one egg for breakfast? Answer

9. Two men enter a bar. They both order identical drinks. One lives; the other dies. Why?
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10. After buying some apples, a man asks what the price per 100 was that he paid. The grower replies: "If they had been 4 cents more per 100 you would have gotten five fewer apples for $1.20." What was the price per 100? Answer

11. Explain these equations.
2+2= Fish
3+3= Eight
7+7= Triangle
4+4 = Arrow
8+8 = Butterfly.
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by Peter Hugo McClure
 




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