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I'm white, and used for cutting and grinding. When I'm damaged, humans usually remove me or fill me. For most animals I am a useful tool.
What am I?
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A tooth!

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What can you hold in your right hand, but not in your left?
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Your left hand!

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Railroad Crossing, look out for the cars. Can you spell that, without any R's?
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That.

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I have hundreds of legs but I can only lean;
You make me feel dirty so you feel clean.
What am I?
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A Broom.

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I reach for the sky, but clutch to the ground; sometimes I leave, but I am always around.
What am I?
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I am Tree.

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What do you call cheese that belongs to someone else?
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Nacho cheese!

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What 5 letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?
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SWIMS.

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Five apples are in a basket. How do you divide them among five girls so that each girl gets an apple, but one apple remains in the basket?
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Give the fifth girl her apple in the basket.

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Why didn't the monster eat the crazy person?
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He was allergic to nuts.

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Flat as a leaf, round as a ring; Has two eyes, can't see a thing.
What is it?
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A button.

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I run in and out of town all day and night. What am I?
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A road.

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You answer me, although I never ask you questions.
What am I?
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A telephone.

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Look in my face, I am somebody; Look in my back, I am nobody.
What am I?
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I am a mirror.

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How many sides does a circle have?
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Two. The inside and the outside.

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You have three stoves: a gas stove, a wood stove, and a coal stove, but only one match. Which should you light first?
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The match!

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A magician was boasting one day at how long he could hold his breath under water. His record was 6 minutes. A kid that was listening said, "that's nothing, I can stay under water for 10 minutes using no types of equipment or air pockets!" The magician told the kid if he could do that, he'd give him $10,000. The kid did it and won the money. Can you figure out how?
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The kid filled a glass of water and held it over his head for 10 minutes.

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Can you write down eight eights so that they add up to one thousand?
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888 + 88 + 8 + 8 + 8 = 1000.

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What English word retains the same pronunciation, even after you take away four of its five letters?
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Queue.

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You can touch me,
You can break me,
You should win me if you want to be mine.
What am I?
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A heart.

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Tool of thief, toy of queen. Always used to be unseen. Sign of joy, sign of sorrow. Giving all likeness borrowed. What am I?
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A mask.

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What goes in hard, comes out soft, and you blow continuously?
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Bubble Gum.

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A sharpshooter hung up his hat and put on a blindfold. He then walked 100 yards, turned around, and shot a bullet through his hat. The blindfold was a perfectly good one, completely blocking the man's vision. How did he manage this?
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He hung is hat on the barrel of his gun.

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If you drop me, I'm sure to crack. Give me a smile, and I'll always smile back.
What am I?
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A mirror.

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What asks no questions but requires many answers?
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A doorbell.

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I always follow you around, everywhere you go at night. I look very bright to people, but I can make the sun dark. I can be in many different forms and shapes. What am I?
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The moon!

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Which bird does not belong in this group? Finch, gull, eagle, ostrich, or sparrow?
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The Ostrich. It's the only bird that doesn't fly.

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Why was the broom late?
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It overswept.

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There is a dead man in the middle of a field, nothing is around him and there are no footprints of any sort. There is an unopened package next to him. How did he die? HINT: As he approached the field he knew he was going to die.
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Failed Parachute

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Where does a werewolf like to hide?
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In your claws-it.

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What has a foot on each side and one in the middle?
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A yardstick.

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Who always enjoys poor health?
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A doctor.

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What word contains all of the twenty six letters?
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Alphabet.

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Two blondes were going to disneyland and came to a fork in the road. One way said highway 93 right and the other said Disneyland left.
Why did the blondes go home?
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Because they thought that disneyland actually left.

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How can you leave a room with two legs and return with six legs?
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Bring a chair back with you.

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A horse was tied to a rope 5 meters long and the horses food was 15 meters away from the horse. How did the horse reach the food?
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The rope wasn't tied to anything so he could reach the food.

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I am strong enough to smash ships, but I fear the Sun. What am I?
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Ice.

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I'm a god, a planet, and measurer of heat.
Who am I?
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Mercury.

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What has no body and no nose?
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Nobody knows.

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What question can someone ask all day long, always get completely different answers, and yet all the answers could be correct?
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"What time is it?"

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I can't be bought, but I can be stolen with a glance. I'm worthless to one, but priceless to two. What am I?
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Love.

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Tom and his younger sister were fighting. Their mother was tired of the fighting and decided to punish them by making them stand on the same piece of newspaper in such a way that they couldn't touch each other. How did she accomplish this?
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Tom's mother slid a newspaper under a door, each sibling standing on each side.

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There are two bodies on the floor. They are surrounded by water and broken glass. How did they die?
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The fish bowl got knocked over. The bodies were goldfish.

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You can carry it everywhere you go, and it does not get heavy. What is it?
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Your name.

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A logician with some time to kill in a small town decided to get a haircut. The town had only two barbers, each with his own shop. The logician glanced into one shop and saw that it was extremely untidy. The barber needed a shave, his clothes were unkempt, his hair was badly cut. The other shop was extremely neat. The barber was freshly shaved and spotlessly dressed, his hair neatly trimmed. Why did the logician return to the first shop for his haircut?
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Each barber must have cut the other's hair. The logician picked the barber who had given his rival the better haircut.

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Why did they let the Turkey join the thanksgiving band?
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Because he had the drumsticks.

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There was a man who wanted to prove his love to his wife. So, he climbed the highest mountain, swam the deepest ocean and walked the biggest desert. What do you think his wife said?
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Nothing. She divorced him for never being at home.

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What kind of goose fights with snakes?
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A mongoose.

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You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead.
What am I?
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An onion.

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When do astronauts eat their sandwiches?
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At launch time.

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What did Sir Lancelot wear to bed?
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A knight gown!

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Can a man legally marry his widow's sister in the state of California?
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NO since she is a 'widow', the guy's dead!

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Until I am measured I am not known, Yet how you miss me when I have flown.� What Am I?
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Time.

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What runs without legs?
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Water.

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It has a long neck, A name of a bird, Feeds on cargo of ships, It's not alive,
What is it?
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A crane.

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Three playing cards in a row. Can you name them with these clues? There is a two to the right of a king. A diamond will be found to the left of a spade. An ace is to the left of a heart. A heart is to the left of a spade. Now, identify all three cards.
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Ace of Diamonds, King of Hearts, Two of Spades.

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When John was six years old he hammered a nail into his favorite tree to mark his height. Ten years later at age sixteen, John returned to see how much higher the nail was. If the tree grew by five centimeters each year, how much higher would the nail be?
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The nail would be at the same height since trees grow at their tops.

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Why can you not trust Atoms?
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Because they make up everything.

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I'm clean when I'm black,
Dirty when white;
Get too close,
And you might sneeze.
What am I?
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A Chalkboard.

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It can't be seen, can't be felt, can't be heard, and can't be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, Ends life, and kills laughter. What is it?
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The dark.

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When is music like vegetables?
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When there are two beats (beets) to the measure.

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If you were running a race, and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
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You would be in the 2nd place. You thought first place, right? Well, you passed the guy in second place, not first.

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Little Tommy Tittletat took two Ts, to tie two ups to two tall trees, to torment the terrible little tat. How many T's in all of that?
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There are 2 T's in all of ThaT.

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What food lives at the beach?
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A sandwich.

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Why weren't the tennis players allowed in the restaurant?
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Because they make too much raquet.

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You have 5 kids and you have to get them all into a car. Tommy and Timmy are twins but they fight so they can't sit together. Sarah and Sally fight too, so they can't sit together. Max fights with his sisters so he can only sit by his brothers. There's 5 seats side by side and you have to put them in order. How would you seat the kids, so that everyone is happy?
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Sarah, Tommy, Max, Timmy, and then Sally.

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What weighs more? A pound of feathers or a pound of stones?
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The same. They both weigh a pound!

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I have a thousand needles but I do not sew.
What am I?
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A Porcupine.

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Never resting, never still. Moving silently from hill to hill. It does not walk, run or trot, All is cool where it is not. What is it?
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Sunshine.

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I act like a cat, I look like a cat, Yet I am not a cat. What am I?
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Kitten.

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Two camels were facing in opposite directions. One was facing due East and one was facing due West. They were in the desert so there was no reflection. How can they manage to see each other without walking around or turning around or moving their heads?
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The two camels were facing each other the entire time. Hence facing in opposite directions.

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What type of music do rabbits listen to?
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Hip hop.

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What did the tree wear to the pool?
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Swim trunks!

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Why does the teacher wear sunglasses when she comes to the class?
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Because the students are bright.

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What is a ghost's favorite dessert?
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Ice Scream.

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Why didn't the Mummy have any friends?
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He was too wrapped up in himself.

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Why do mummies like Christmas so much?
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Because of all the wrapping.

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Why was the picture sent to jail?
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Because it was framed.

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Which on of Santa's reindeer can you see in outer space?
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Comet.

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You can see it everyday, But cannot touch it at will. What is it?
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The sky.

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What has wheels and flies, but it is not an aircraft?
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A garbage truck.

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When can you add two to eleven and get one as the correct answer?
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When you add two hours to eleven o'clock, you get one o'clock.

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Which of the following words don't belong in the group and why? CORSET, COSTER, SECTOR, ESCORT, COURTS
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Courts. All of the others are anagrams of each other.

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There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?
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The base word is Startling - starting - staring - string - sting - sing - sin - in - I

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If two snakes marry, what will their towels say?
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Hiss and Hers.

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How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
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Once, because after you subtract it's not 25 anymore.

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What do elves learn in school?
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The elf-abet.

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I run all around the pasture but never move. What am I?
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A fence.

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I am wet when drying. What am I?
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A towel.

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How can you take 2 from 5 and leave 4?
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F� I V �E
Remove the 2 letters F and E from five and you have IV.

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Sometimes I am born in silence, Other times, no. I am unseen, But I make my presence known. In time, I fade without a trace. I harm no one, but I am unpopular with all. What am I?
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A fart.

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What is it that given one, you'll have either two or none?
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A choice.

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There is a brother and a sister. The boy wants to visit his father in jail, and the sister wants to visit her mother in the hospital. But they both are not allowed in the jail or hospital. All they have is a gun. What do they do?
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The boy shoots the girl, and then the boy goes to jail for attempted murder and the girl goes to the hospital due to her injuries.

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I have a heart that never beats, I have a home but I never sleep. I can take a mans house and build anothers, And I love to play games with my many brothers. I am a king among fools. Who am I?
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The King of Hearts in a deck of cards.

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George, Helen, and Steve are drinking coffee. Bert, Karen, and Dave are drinking soda. Using logic, is Elizabeth drinking coffee or soda?
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Elizabeth is drinking coffee. The letter E appears twice in her name, as it does in the names of the others that are drinking coffee.

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What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?
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A river.

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What can hold water even though it has holes?
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A Sponge.

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What kind of nut has no shell?
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A Doughnut.

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What is shaped like a box, has no feet, and runs up and down?
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An Elevator.

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When will water stop running downhill?
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When it reaches the bottom.

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A slender body, a tiny eye, no matter what happens, I never cry. What am I?
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A needle.