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What holds water yet is full of holes?

AnSwer: A Sponge

AnSwer: A Sponge
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What moves forwards and backwards but has no legs, it cannot talk, it cannot walk, it doesn't slither or crawl across the floor either. It comes in different shapes, sizes and colours. What is it?

AnSwer: A door!

AnSwer: A door!
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What goes around the world but stays in a corner?

AnSwer: A Stamp

AnSwer: A Stamp
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A man was outside taking a walk, when it started to rain. The man didn't have an umbrella and he wasn't wearing a hat. His clothes got soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen?

AnSwer: The man
waS bald.

AnSwer: The man waS bald.
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An electric train is going 40 mph north, the wind is blowing 60 mph south. Which way is the train's smoke blowing?

AnSwer: The train is
electric, therefore there
would be no Smoke.

AnSwer: The train is electric, therefore there would be no Smoke.
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This is an unusual paragraph. I'm curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it. It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it. In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is unusual though. Study it, and think about it, but you still may not find anything odd. But if you work at it a bit, you might find out.

AnSwer: The letter E, the moSt common
letter in the EngliSh language is
miSSing from the entire paragraph!

AnSwer: The letter E, the moSt common letter in the EngliSh language is miSSing from the entire paragraph!
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What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?

AnSwer: A towel

AnSwer: A towel
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You are a cyclist in a cross-country race. Just before crossing the finish line you overtake the person in second place! What place did you finish in?

AnSwer: Second Place. If you
paSS the perSon in Second, you
take Second place, and they
become third.

AnSwer: Second Place. If you paSS the perSon in Second, you take Second place, and they become third.
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What bank doesn't have money but runs and has water?
(From Freddie Jackson age 6 from Bedfordshire)

A river bank!

A river bank!
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What has a mouth but can't speak and can't eat?
(From Imogen age 12 from Stafford)

a river!

A river!
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