1. The maker doesn't
want it; the buyer doesn't use it; and the user doesn't see it. What is it?
2. A child is born in Boston,
Massachusetts to parents who were both born in Boston, Massachusetts. The child is not a United States citizen. How
is this possible?
3. Before Mount Everest
was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?
4. Clara Clatter was born
on December 27th, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?
5. Captain Frank and some
of the boys were exchanging old war stories. Art Bragg offered one about how his grandfather led a battalion against
a German division during World War I. Through brilliant maneuvers he defeated them and captured valuable territory. After
the battle he was presented with a sword bearing the inscription "To Captain Bragg for Bravery, Daring and Leadership. World
War I. From the Men of Battalion 8." Captain Frank looked at Art and said, "You really don't expect anyone to believe that
yarn, do you?" What's wrong with the story?
6. What is one thing that
all wise men, regardless of their religion or politics, agreed is between heaven and earth?
7. In what year did Christmas
and New Year's fall in the same year?
8. A woman from New York
married ten different men from that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of these men died and she never divorced. How
was this possible?
9. Why are 1990 American
dollar bills worth more than 1989 American dollar bills?
10. How many times can you
subtract the number 5 from 25?
11. A taxi driver was called
to take a group of passengers to the train station. The station is normally an hour away, but with traffic being extra heavy,
it took a full hour and a half. On the return trip the traffic was still as heavy and yet it took only 90 minutes. Why?
12. How could you rearrange
the letters in the words "new door" to make one word? Note: There is only one correct answer.
13. Even if they are starving,
natives living in the Arctic will never eat a penguin's egg. Why not?
14. Which is correct to
say, "The yolk of the egg are white" or "The yolk of the egg is white"?
15. In Okmulgee, Oklahoma,
you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?
16. There were an electrician
and a plumber waiting in line for admission to the "International Home Show". One of them was the father of the other's son.
How could this be possible?
17. After the new Canon
Law that took effect on November 27, 1983, would a Roman Catholic man be allowed to marry his widow's sister?
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