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**1.** Do they have a 4th of July in England? (Answer)

**2.** How many birthdays does the average man have? (Answer)

**3.** Some months have 31 days; how many have 28? (Answer)

**4.** A woman gives a beggar 50 cents; the woman is the beggar's sister,
but the beggar is not the woman's brother. How is this possible? (Answer)

**5.** Why can't a man living in the USA be buried in Canada? (Answer)

**6.** How many outs are there in an inning? (Answer)

**7.** Is it legal for a man in California to marry his widow's sister?
Why? (Answer)

**8.** Two men play five games of checkers. Each man wins the same number
of games. There are no ties. How can this happen? (Answer)

**9.** Divide 30 by 1/2 and add 10. What is the answer? (Answer)

**10.** A man builds a rectangular house, in which all four sides face
south. A big bear walks by. What color is the bear? (Answer)

**11.** If there are 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have? (Answer)

**12.** I have two US coins totaling 55 cents. One is not a nickel. What
are the coins? (Answer)

**13.** If you have only one match, and you walked into a room where there
was an oil burner, a kerosene lamp, and a wood burning stove, which one would
you light first? (Answer)

**14.** How far can a dog run into the woods? (Answer)

**15.** A doctor gives you three pills telling you to take one every half
hour. How long would the pills last? (Answer)

**16.** A farmer has 17 sheep, and all but 9 die. How many are left? (Answer)

**17.** A clerk in the butcher shop is 5' 10" tall. What does he
weigh? (Answer)

**18.** How many two cent stamps are there in a dozen? (Answer)

**19.** What do you put in a toaster? (Answer)

**20.** If a red house is made with red bricks, a blue house is made with
blue bricks, a pink house is made with pink bricks, a black house is made with
black bricks, what is a greenhouse made with? (Answer)

**21. **Imagine yourself inside a solid steel box. You have no tools, and no way of
communicating with anyone else. How do you get out? (Answer)

**1.** Yes. (They also have a 3rd of July, a 5th of
July, etc.) (Return
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**2.** One a year. (Return
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**3.** All months have (at least) 28 days. (Return
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**4.** The beggar is the woman's sister. (Return
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**5.** Because he is living. (Return
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**6.** Six. (3 per side.) (Return
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**7.** No. The man would be dead. (Return
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**8.** They are not playing each other. (Return
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**9.** 70. (30 divided by .5 is 60.) (Return
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**10.** White. (The bear would be a polar bear,
because the house must be at the North Pole.) (Return
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**11.** Two. (You just took 2 apples.) (Return
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**12.** A fifty cent piece, and a nickel. (*One* is not a nickel, but the
other one *is*.) (Return
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**13.** The match, silly. (Return
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**14.** Half way (then he would be running out). (Return
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**15.** One hour. (The first one, a half hour later,
and another one more half hour.) (Return
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**16.** Nine. (All * but * 9 die.) (Return
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**17.** He weighs meat. (Return
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**18.** Twelve. (Return
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**19.** Bread. (If you said "toast," give up
before you hurt yourself. (Return
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**20. **Glass. (Green bricks don’t let in a whole lot
of light!) (Return
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**21.** Do I really need to explain this one? (Return
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