An old man wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three sons, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room. The first man bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room. The second bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room. The third man bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained his father's fortune. What were the two things that the man bought?
The wise son bought a candle and a box of matches. After lighting the candle, the light filled the entire room.
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Why was Karl Marx buried at Highgate Cemetery in London?
Because he was dead.animalcleanshort
If a man carried my burden
He would break his back.
I am not rich,
but leave silver in my track.
He has married many but has never been married . Who is he?
With thieves I consort,
with the vilest, in short,
I'm quite at ease in depravity;
Yes all divines use me,
And savants can't lose me,
For I am the center of gravity.
A bird, squirrel, and a monkey are running to the top of a coconut tree to get a banana - who will be the first to get to the banana?
None – you cannot get a banana from a coconut tree.animalcleanfunnyshort
What do polar bears eat for lunch?
What did the store clerk say to the woman who asked to try on the dress in the window?
I'm sorry Ma'am, you'll have to use the dressing room.cleanlogicmysteryshortwhat am I
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Scientists are trying to find out what is between earth and heaven. Can you find me?
There was a railroad crossing without any cars and trucks! Can you spell that without using any "R"?