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Riddle:

There is a clothing store in Bartlesville. The owner has devised his own method of pricing items. A vest costs $20, socks cost $25, a tie costs $15 and a blouse costs $30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?

Answer:

$45. The pricing method consists of charging $5 for each letter required to spell the item.

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Riddle:

What bird is always out of breath?

Answer:

A puffin.

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Riddle:

I always run, I never walk;

I have a mouth, I never talk;

I have a bed, I never sleep;

I can be shallow,

I can be deep.

What am I?

Answer:

A River.

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Riddle:

A beggar's brother died, but the man who died had no brother.

How could that be?

Answer:

The beggar was his sister!

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Riddle:

Why was the nose so tired?

Answer:

Because it had been running all day.

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Riddle:

Which bird does not belong in this group? Finch, gull, eagle, ostrich, or sparrow?

Answer:

The Ostrich. It's the only bird that doesn't fly.

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Riddle:

A group of campers have been on vacation so long, that they've forgotten the day of the week. The following conversation ensues.

Darryl: What's the day? I dont think it is Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

Tracy: Well that doesn't narrow it down much. Yesterday was Sunday.

Melissa: Yesterday wasn't Sunday, tomorrow is Sunday.

Ben: The day after tomorrow is Saturday.

Adrienne: The day before yesterday was Thursday.

Susie: Tomorrow is Saturday.

David: I know that the day after tomorrow is not Friday.

If only one person's statement is true, what day of the week is it?

Answer:

It is Wednesday. If it was any other day of the week, more than one statement would be true. To solve the riddle, evaluate each person's statement and write down what day it could be according to the statement. David's statement indicates it could be any day of the week except for Wednesday. When you list the days that it could be according to everyone's statement, it turns out Wednesday is the day mentioned only one time. Darryl: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday Tracy: Monday Melissa: Saturday Ben: Thursday Adrienne: Saturday Susie: Friday David: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday

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Riddle:

Mountains will crumble and temples will fall, and no man can survive its endless call. What is it?

Answer:

Time.

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Riddle:

What do elves learn in school?

Answer:

The elf-abet.

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Riddle:

I am six letters. When you take one away I am twelve. What am I?

Answer:

The word Dozens.

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