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  • I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
    A candle.
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  • What month of the year has 28 days?
    All of them.
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  • There’s a one-story house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?
    There aren’t any—it’s a one-story house.
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  • What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?
    A promise.
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  • I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?
    A barber.
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  • You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?
    All the people on the boat are married.
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  • I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest person can’t hold me for five minutes. What am I?
    Your breath.
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  • If you’re running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?
    Second place.
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  • I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?
    A map.
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  • What is seen in the middle of March and April that can't be seen at the beginning or end of either month?
    The letter R.
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  • What word in the English language does the following: the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four letters signify a great, while the entire world signifies a great woman. What is the word?
    heroine
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  • What English word has three consecutive double letters?
    bookkeeper
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  • A woman shoots her husband, then holds him underwater for five minutes. Next, she hangs him. Right after, they enjoy a lovely dinner. Explain.
    She took a picture of him and developed it in her dark room.
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  • I come from a mine and get surrounded by wood always. Everyone uses me. What am I?
    pencil lead
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  • How can the number four be half of five?
    IV, the Roman numeral for four, which is "half" (two letters) of the word five.
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  • I have keys, but no locks and space, and no rooms. You can enter, but you can't go outside. What am I?
    A keyboard.
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  • A is the brother of B. B is the brother of C. C is the father of D. So how is D related to A?
    A is D's aunt.
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  • What are the next three letters in this combination? OTTFFSS
    E N T (Each letter represents the first letter in the written numbers: One, Two, Three, Four, Five, etc.).
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  • First, think of the color of the clouds. Next, think of the color of snow. Now, think of the color of a bright full moon. Now answer quickly what do cows drink?
    water
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  • How is seven different from the rest of the numbers between one and ten?
    Seven has two syllables and the other numbers only have one syllable.
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  • First you eat me, then you get eaten. What am I?
    A fishhook.
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  • How can you physically stand behind your father while he is standing behind you?
    You are standing back to back with your father.
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  • I add lots of flavor and have many layers, but if you get to close I'll make you cry. What am I?
    An onion.
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  • What has legs, but doesn't walk?
    A table.
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  • You see me once in June, twice in November, but not at all in May. What am I?
    The letter e.
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  • I run along your property and all around the backyard, yet I never move. What am I?
    A fence.
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  • I have to be opened, but I don't have a lid or a key to get in. What am I?
    An egg.
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  • What can you catch, but not throw?
    A cold.
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  • What kind of cup doesn't hold water?
    cupcake
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  • What kind of cup doesn't hold water?
    hiccup
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  • I have many teeth, but I cannot bite. What am I?
    A comb.
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  • The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?
    footsteps
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  • What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
    A penny.
  •  15
  • When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?
    In the dictionary.
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  • I am not alive, but I grow; I don't have lungs, but I need air; I don't have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
    fire
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  • I make two people out of one. What am I?
    A mirror.
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  • My life can be measured in hours, I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick. Fat, I am slow. Wind is my foe. What am I?
    I am a candle.
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