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EOW: 04-16-2018

Riddle:

A farmer in California owns a beautiful pear tree. He supplies the fruit to a nearby grocery store. The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase. The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches. Each branch has exactly 12 boughs and each bough has exactly 6 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many plums will the farmer be able to deliver?

Answer:

None. A pear tree does not bear plums.

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EOW: 04-09-2018

Riddle:

A prisoner is told "If you tell a lie we will hang you; if you tell the truth we will shoot you." What can he say to save himself?

Answer:

You will hang me.

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EOW: 04-02-2018

Riddle:

I have a heart that never beats, I have a home but I never sleep. I can take a mans house and build anothers, And I love to play games with my many brothers. I am a king among fools. Who am I?

Answer:

The King of Hearts in a deck of cards.

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EOW: 03-26-2018

Riddle:

There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word, a great woman. What is the word?

Answer:

Heroine.

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EOW: 03-19-2018

Riddle:

With pointed fangs it sits in wait, With piercing force its doles out fate, Over bloodless victims proclaiming its might, Eternally joining in a single bite. What am I?

Answer:

I'm a Stapler.

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