What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
The letter "M".
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What has hands but can not clap?
Re-arrange the letters, O O U S W T D N E J R to spell just one word.
"Just one word".cleanlogicshort
It is impossible to keep it until you give it someone else. What is that?
We travelled the sea far and wide. At one time, two of my sailors were standing on opposite sides of the ship. One was looking west and the other one east. And at the same time, they could see each other clearly. How can that be possible?
The sailors had their backs against either ends of the ship.cleanshort
The more you take, the more you leave behind.
What has six faces, but does not wear makeup. It also has twenty-one eyes, but cannot see?
A die (dice).cleanshort
You are in a room with 3 monkeys. One monkey has a banana, one has a stick, and one has nothing. Who is the smartest primate?
I heard of an invading, vanquishing army sweeping across the land, liquid-quick; conquering everything, quelling resistance. With it came darkness, dimming the light. Humans hid in their houses, while outside spears pierced, shattering stones walls. Uncountable soldiers smashed into the ground, but each elicited life as he died. When the army had vanished, advancing northward, the land was gree and growing, refresh.
Thousands lay up gold within this house, but no man made it. Spears past counting guard this house, but no man wards it.
A beehive.cleanshortwhat am I
I am taken from a mine,
and shut up in a wooden case
from which I’m never released,
and yet I am used by many.
What am I?