Nov 07

The Great Detective was investigating a murder in the United States. The chief suspect said, “I’m new to the area, so I just followed directions and turned south onto Interstate 46”. The Great Detective knew he was lying. How?

Oct 15

Bob and Sam were identical twins born in London in 1911. Bob was born before Sam but Sam was older than Bob. How come?

Oct 10

A public Library suddenly announced that each member could borrow up to ten books and not return them for up to six months. Why?

Oct 08

A Helicopter was hovering 200 feet above the sea when the pilot suddenly turned off the engine. The rotor stopped but the helicopter did not crash. Why not?

Sep 28

i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy,

it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm.

Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

If you can raed tihs psas it on!!

Thanks to Josh for sharing this email with me!

Sep 11

Jill likes books but not magazines, she likes going to shows but not the ballet, and she likes
movies but not pictures. By the same rules, will she like videos or tapes?

Sep 04

A woman was given two clocks by her husband as a Christmas present. She did not collect clocks and they already had plenty of clocks in the house. However, she was very please to receive them. Why?

Aug 28

It has often been observed that individuals lost in a Desert will set off with the intention of walking in a straight line but will eventually return to their starting point. Why is this?

Aug 24

The grounds keeper at a sports complex watered the grass every evening when the sun was setting. The Grass grew fine. Before a major event, though, he sprayed the grass during the midday heat. Why?

Aug 17

How were insects once used in the diagnosis of a serious disease?

Let me know if you need hints.

Aug 16

A professor of archaeology was on an excavation at the site when he found an ancient and interesting item. He took it home and put it in his study. His wife and children were away so there was no other person in the house. He locked up and went to bed. In the morning he was horrified to find the item was gone. A thorough search showed it was not in the house. There had been no break-in and no one else had entered or left the house. What had happened?

Aug 14

Millions of people buy a particular medicine. The disease for which the medicine is effective is one that these people have virtually no chance of catching. What do they buy?

This is a tough one. Let me know if you need a hint.

Aug 13

Every week a woman went into the local library. If she saw a book that looked interesting, she immediately turned to page 78 before deciding whether she should borrow the book or not. Why?

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