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Rude Otto

Hannah, Otto, Todd and Eve were walking down the street. Suddenly Otto rudely told Todd he was an outsider and didn’t belong. What made Todd different?

Todd is not a palindrome.

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Passes Before The Sun

What passes before the sun but makes no shadow?

Air.

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Days Before August 17th

How many days before August 17th is it, if fifty days ago, it was four times as many days since March 30th?

18 days or July 30th.

17 August – 18 days = 30 July.
30 July – 50 days = 10 June.
10 June – 30 March = 72 days, which equals 4 × 18.

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Run Smoother Than Any Rhyme

What runs smoother than any rhyme, loves to fall but cannot climb?

Water

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Just Two Letters

Using just two letters, fill in the blank letters below to make five English words. The letters are not always in the same order and the same letter may of course be used more than once. What are the words?

1. _ N T _ I N _
2. V I _ _ _ R
3. _ H _ _ L
4. _ _ _ K
5. _ _ _

The two letters are E and W. They make the following words

1. ENTWINE
2. VIEWER
3. WHEEL
4. WEEK
5. EWE

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Full Of Lines

I’m full of lines and my job is to lie, yet I’m revered by many. What am I?

An actor. They memorize lines and lie about who they are, yet well-known actors are mobbed by fans whenever they’re seen in public.

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Two Halves And a Whole

Complete the three missing words in the sentence, with the first two words combining to form the third word.

For example:

The prime minister ____ the meeting, even though the ____ was technically the ____ official.
The three missing words would be RAN, KING, and RANKING.

Now solve this one:

When she broke her ____ showing off at the ____ of the ski run, Arya became a ____ among her friends.

LEG, END, LEGEND

When she broke her LEG showing off at the END of the ski run, Arya became a LEGEND among her friends.

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Always Coming But Never Arrives

What is always coming but never arrives?

Tomorrow.

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How Many Letters In the Alphabet

How many letters are there in the alphabet?

Hint: Not 26

11. The phrase “the alphabet” has 11 letters.

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The Longest Pregnancy

A baby was born four years after its parents died in a car crash. How was this possible?

Amazingly, this actually happened. The parents died in a crash crash and their parents fought for the rights to the four frozen embryos left by their late children. After a surrogate pregnancy, the baby was born with DNA matching their deceased parents.

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