What Is Ben Buying

Author: Anonymous

Riddle: Ben walked into a hardware store and asked the price of some items. The salesman said: One costs $1, Eight costs $1, Seventeen cost $2, One hundred four costs $3 and One thousand seventy two costs $4. What was Ben buying?
Answer: Ben was buying home address numbers and they cost $1 per digit.
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Riddle: Ben walked into a hardware store and asked the price of some items. The salesman said: One costs $1, Eight costs $1, Seventeen cost $2, One hundred four costs $3 and One thousand seventy two costs $4. What was Ben buying? Answer: Ben was buying home address numbers and they cost $1 per digit.


Riddle: Ben walked into a hardware store and asked the price of some items. The salesman said: One costs $1, Eight costs $1, Seventeen cost $2, One hundred four costs $3 and One thousand seventy two costs $4. What was Ben buying? Answer: Ben was buying home address numbers and they cost $1 per digit.