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Riddle:

Where on Earth do the winds always blow from the South?

Answer:

The North Pole.

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Riddle:

What year of this century is the same when its number is upside down? What year of the previous century is the same when inverted?

Answer:

1961 and 1881.

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Riddle:

There is a certain family with both girl and boy children. Each of the boys has the same number of brothers as he has sisters. Each of the girls has twice as many brothers as she has sisters. How many boys and girls are there in this family?

Answer:

Four boys and three girls.

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Riddle:

What is the difference between a lady and a postage stamp?

Answer:

One is female, the other is mail-fee.

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Riddle:

I have two coins, one is marked George I and one is marked George IV. One is genuine but one is a forgery. Which is the forgery?

Answer:

George I. A coin would not be marked Goerge I because at the time it was produced it would not have been known that there was going to be a George II.

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Riddle:

1. Carnation, Peony, Tomato, Rose

2. North America, Australia, Asia, Canada

3. Dodgers, Cubs, Cowboys, Cardinals

4. Laugh, Giggle, Chuckle, Cry

5. Southeast, Southwest, Northeast, East

Answer:

1.  Tomato because the others are all flowers.

2. Canada because the others are all continents.

3. Could be Dodgers  because it starts with a D or could be Cowboys because the others are baseball teams.

4. Cry because the others are about happiness and being glad.

5. East because the others are intermediate directions.  

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Riddle:

A large truck is crossing a bridge 1 mile long. The bridge can only hold 14000 lbs, which is the exact weight of the truck. The truck makes it half way across the bridge and stops. A bird lands on the truck. Does the bridge collapse?

Answer:

No, it does not collapse. Because it has driven a half mile - you would subtract the gas used from the total weight of the truck.

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Riddle:

Four men were in a boat on the lake. The boat turns over, and all four men sink to the bottom of the lake, yet not a single man got wet! Why?

Answer:

Because they were all married and not single.

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Riddle:

Charlotte is 13 years old. Her father Montague is 40 years old. How many years ago was Charlotte's father four times as old as Charlotte?

Answer:

Four years ago.

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Riddle:

Use all letters of this sentence once each only to spell out three animals.

'TALL ELEPHANT OR APEMAN'

Answer:

PANTHER, ANTELOPE, LLAMA

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