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Come For a Ride

I go up, but at the same time go down,
Up toward the sky and down toward the ground,
I’m present tense and past tense too,
Come for a ride, just me and you.

What am I?

A see-saw.

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Only At Rest Do They Touch the Ground

Two legs I have and this will confound, only at rest do they touch the ground. What am I?

A wheelbarrow.

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Lillian’s Shower

Lillian gets in the shower, but her long, flowing hair is not wet when she gets out again. How is this possible?

She didn’t turn the water on, she wore a shower cap or it was a baby shower.

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Add Two To Eleven To Get One

When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?

When you add two hours to eleven o’clock to get one o’clock.

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Blast Paper Box Bank

Here are two groups of words.

A. blast, paper, box, bank
B. juice, bag, cradle, carpet

Which word from Group B belongs with the words from Group A?

Bag. All of the words in group A can begin with the word sand.

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I Have Four Pairs of Letters

I have four pairs of letters,
Leaving two to stand alone.
You’re often doing the opposite,
When playing on your phone.

I help you get things done,
With one big caveat,
If taken to extremes,
I could make you fat.

What am I?

Efficiency. Being efficient helps you get things done, but if you’re extremely efficient with your tasks you get less exercise.

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Seven Letter Word with Ten Words

There is a seven-letter word in the English language that has ten total words without rearranging any of its letters.

What is the word?


1. the
2. there
3. he
4. in
5. rein
6. her
7. here
8. ere
9. herein
10. therein

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Word Pairs to Create a New Word

One letter can be used to replace the first letter of each word pair below to create two new English words. The new letters can then be combined to spell a word. What is that word?




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Your Father’s Sister’s Sister-in-law

What relation would your father’s only single sister’s sister-in-law be to you?

Your mother.

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The Peace Maker Weapon

What weapon is also a peace maker?

Note: Think homonyms

A knife. It turns things into pieces.

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