# Clean riddles

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## Silent

In which place are you silent?
In the building ("u" is silent in pronouncing "building".
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## Orange parrot

What's orange and sounds like 'parrot'?
A carrot.
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## Taste & smell

What tastes better than it smells?
Tounge.
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## Two tape recorders

Marty and Jill want to copy three 60 minute tapes. They have two tape recorders that will dub the tapes for them, so they can do two at a time. It takes 30 minutes for each side to complete; therefore in one hour two tapes will be done, and in another hour the third will be done. Jill says all three tapes can be made in 90 minutes. How?
Jill will rotate the three tapes. Let's call them tapes 1,2, and 3 with sides A and B. In the first 30 minutes they will tape 1A and 2A, in the second 3 minutes they will tape 1B and 3A (Tape 1 is now done). Finally, in the last 30 minutes, they will tape 2B and 3B.
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## Hat to the scarf

What did the hat say to the scarf?
You hang around, I'll go ahead.
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## Half of two plus two

Is half of two plus two equal to two or three?
Three. It seems that it could almost be either, but if you follow the mathematical orders of operation, division is performed before addition. So... half of two is one. Then add two, and the answer is three.
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## Never even share a brief touch

There is one thing that goes round the house and also inside the house but never even share a brief touch. What is it?
Sun.
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## Unusual connections

What is unusual about the following words: revive, banana, grammar, voodoo, assess, potato, dresser, uneven?
Take the first letter of each word and place it at the end. It will spell the same word backwards.
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## 20 blackbirds on a fence

If 20 blackbirds are on a fence and you shoot one, how many remain?
None, they would all fly away from the sound of the shot.
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## Repairing a roof

Two workmen were repairing a roof. Suddenly, they both fell down the chimney and found themselves in the large fireplace. One man`s face was smeared with soot and one wasn`t. The one with the clean face washed his and the dirty man did not and went back to work. Why?
When the two men looked at each other, the clean man thought his face was dirty as well. The dirty man, looking at the first's place, thought his was clean.
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