The Beggar’s Brother

A beggar’s brother went out to sea and drowned.
But the drowned man had no brother.
What was the relationship between the man who drowned and the beggar?

The beggar was his sister.

Posted in Brain Teasers


3 Comments on "The Beggar’s Brother"

Margaret says
February 18, 2022 @ 12:52

So easy when you think about it but still had me stumped!!

Ramon says
March 21, 2022 @ 16:10

A more explicitly sexist one uses “brain surgeon” for beggar. That one proves a lot about perceptions. —Unfortunately for all the feminists out there, though, there are really are nine male neurosurgeons for each female neurosurgeon ;-)

HEx3 says
May 6, 2022 @ 15:31

whatever the other people said I belive

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