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Two Hands But Can’t Clap

I have two hands but I cannot clap. What am I?

A clock.

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What is special about the number 854917632?

It is the numbers from 1 to 9 in alphabetical order.


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Calm and Cool Among Tumult and Fury

I remain calm and cool among tumult and fury,
I hide treasures and creatures you could hardly fathom,
I will crush those I welcome in deeply,
I am dark yet beautiful.

What am I?

Underwater in the deep ocean. Even when storms brew, the water deep below the surface is calm and cool. Thousands of treasures have been lost in sunken ships, and amazing creatures live at deep depths of the ocean. At extreme depths, the pressure is crushing. It is extremely dark deep in the ocean, yet also beautiful.

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It Stalks the Countryside

It stalks the countryside,
with ears that cannot hear.

What is it?


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Anyone Can Take It

Anyone can take it as long as it’s on someone.


By Sef Daystrom

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I’m Something You Might Eat But I Also Kill

I’m something you might eat, but I also kill.
I can cause blindness and burns.
Because of me, people lose limbs.
I’ve even been known to crash cars.

And yet I’m considered beautiful
Small children play with me and parents don’t mind.
Some people even live inside of me.

What am I?

Snow. Every kid has taken a bite of snow, but thousands of people die every year in snowstorms. Watch out for photokeratitis, otherwise known as snow blindness. And if you’re exposed to snow for too long, you can lose limbs to frostbite. Just an inch or two of snow makes them treacherous.

A recent snowfall makes the world white, and kids love to build snowmen, snow forts and have snowball fights. Some people live in igloos, built out of snow.

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Pronounced As One Letter, Written With Three

Pronounced as one letter,
And written with three,
Two letters there are,
And two only in me.
I’m double, I’m single,
I’m black, blue, and gray,
I’m read from both ends,
And the same either way.

What am I?

Eye. It’s pronounced like the letter ‘i’, but written with three letters. There are only two letters used (‘e’ and ‘y’). The eye is double with two ‘e’s and represents a single eye. The eye is made up of various colors, some of which are black, blue and gray. And lastly, the eye is a palindrome, spelled the same forward and backward.

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What Letter Comes Next MAMJJASO

What letter comes next in this sequence?

M, A, M, J, J, A, S, O, ____

N. The letter represent the first letters of the months of the year, starting with March. N is for November, and of course D would be the next one.

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I Change Stature As I Age

I change stature as I age, but my importance does not differ by age. My importance is manifested mostly when with my boss. When we part, I am of no importance.

What am I?

A pencil. It gets shorter with use, but is no less important. Its impact is from the person using the pencil to write or draw. Without them, the pencil is just an idle tool.

Thanks Keller!

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Lennie’s List of Names

Lennie was cleaning up some old papers in his office and found a list with the following names:


The last name on the list was mostly worn away and he couldn’t make it out. What was the last name and why?

Franklin. It’s a list of the men on U.S. currency, $1, $2, $5, $10, $20 and $50. The $100 bill has Franklin. And an interesting tidbit is that Hamilton, along with Franklin, are the only two men in the list who did not serve as president.

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