• Work-from-home


Jun 21, 2007
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


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 "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, agree is between

heaven and earth?

7. In what year did Christmas and New Year's fall in

the same year?

8. Why are 1990 American dollar bills worth more

than 1989 American dollar bills?

9. A farmer has 17 sheep and all but 9 die. How many

are left?

10. How many times can you subtract the number 5

from 25?

11. How could you rearrange the letters in the words

"new door" to make one word? Note: There is only one

correct answer.

12. Even if they are starving, natives living in the

Arctic will never eat a penguin's egg. Why not?

13. Which is correct to say, "The yolk of the egg

are white" or "The yolk of the egg is white"?

14. In Okmulgee, Oklahoma, you cannot take a picture

of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?

15. 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?

16. A butcher in the butcher shop is 5' 10" tall.

What does he weigh?


1. A coffin.

2. The child was born before 1776.

3. Mount Everest (it just hadn't been discovered).

4. Clara lives in the southern hemisphere.

5. World War I wasn't called "World War I" until

World War II.

6. The word "and".

7. They fall in the same year every year. New Year's

Day just arrives very early in the year and

Christmas arrives very late in the same year.

8. One thousand nine hundred and ninety dollar bills

are worth one dollar more than one thousand nine

hundred and eighty-nine dollar bills.

9. Nine.

10. Only once, and then you are subtracting it from


11. "One word"

12. Penguins live in the Antarctic.

13. Neither. The yolk of the egg is yellow.

14. You have to take a picture of a man with a

camera, not with a wooden leg.

15. They were husband and wife.

16. Meat.