Friday, May 30, 2008

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Here we go 'round

What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Can You Follow This?

The more of them you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?

Tuesday, May 27, 2008


I have many eyes but cannot see.
I have no mouth or nose, but always smell.
Do not eat my tree or you will be,
a very rare FATALITY!

Friday, May 23, 2008

Have a Great Long Weekend

Have a great weekend. I'll see you on Tuesday.
  1. 15 M. on a D. M. C.
  2. 1 H. on a U.
  3. H. 57
  4. $200 for P. G. in M.
  5. 13 = Number of S. on the A. F.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Letter Equations

We haven't had these in a long time.

Example: 365 D. in a Y.
Answer: 365 days in a year
  1. 8 = Number of S. on a S. S.
  2. 3 B. M., S. H. T. R
  3. A P. is W. 1000 W.
  4. 99 B. OF B. on the W.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Socks and Shoes Are Two

Name ten or more things that you can wear on your feet that begin with the letter "s".

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

A Man Has Been Condemned to Death

A man has been condemned to death. He is placed in a room with three exits.

The first is full of raging fires, the second has fierce assassins armed to the teeth and the third has lions that have not eaten for three years.

Which one should he choose?

Monday, May 19, 2008

Rebus Rewired

In case you didn't know, a rebus is a picture representation of common phrase or name. Can you guess what each is?


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Friday, May 16, 2008

Thursday, May 15, 2008

DW is Politically Correct

Only four words in Standard English begin with the letters "dw". They are all common. Name them.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Pear Brandy Wednesday

In many liquor stores, you can buy pear brandy, with a real pear inside the bottle. The pear is whole and ripe, and the bottle is genuine; it hasn't been cut in any way. How did the pear get inside the bottle?

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

No Ties

Two men play five games of checkers. Each man wins the same number of games. There are no ties. Explain this.

Monday, May 12, 2008

A Substitute Teacher

A substitute teacher has been tipped off about a girl cheating in his class. Unfortunately, he doesn't know the class well enough to know who's friends with who. Fortunately, there are only four girls in his class. One of the girls is lying about cheating. A second girl is her friend and wants to help her friend (especially since she's worried that she might be implicated!). The other two girls are innocent and will tell the truth.

Andrea: "Dottie is the cheater."
Beatrice: "Charlene is lying."
Charlene: "Andrea is lying."
Dottie: "Beatrice is not the friend."

Friday, May 09, 2008

The Value of Z

What is the value of Z? X, Y and Z are all positive integers between 0 and 9.

X + Y + Z = XY

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

How many four letter words can you find in the word "twinkle"

Try for at least 15!

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Mary Married John

Mary Married John two years ago. Despite not bring any money into the marriage and without working at all, John turned Mary into a millionaire. How did John do it?

PS. He did not buy any lottery tickets.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Calendar Time

A month begins on a Friday and ends on a Friday, too. What month is it?

And if that one was too easy for you, how about this one:

The result of adding the date of the last Monday of last month and the date of the first Thursday of next month is 38. If both dates are within the same year, what is the current month?

Monday, May 05, 2008

How Many Apples Does it Take

Four wise men sat at a table eating apples during a dinner party. When they started, there were 11 apples. By the end of the party, all 11 were eaten. Each man ate at least one apple, and everyone knew that. Each man also knew how many he had eaten, but did not know how many the others had eaten.

The first wise man, let's call him Alfred, asked the second, let's call him Bert, "Did you eat more apples than I did, Bert?"

Bert answered, "I don't know. Did you, Carl, eat more apples than I did?"

Carl responded, "I don't know."

David immediately said, "Aha!"

David knows how many apples each person ate. Do you?

When you answer, lay out your logic for the rest of us! You must assume that each wise man is perfectly logical and can think his way through the puzzle.

Friday, May 02, 2008

Can You Point to the Answer?

The first is needed to make quotes you see,
And it often sticks up when it's time for noon tea.

The second's biggest distinction is found
Bearing the symbol of love that is bound.

The third should be biggest but that can depend,
Never standing alone or it may offend.

The fourth is oft used when making a selection
Or if you should need a gun for protection.

The fifth is the fattest and oddest by far,
And can sometimes be found in a wrestling war.

What are they?

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Can You Decipher This, Please?

The following cryptogram needs to be cracked. Can you do it?

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