# Riddle #266

## Full of holes but I can still hold water

I am full of holes but I can still hold water. What am I?
A sponge.
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## How many apples?

If there're 3 apples and you take away 2, how many do you have?
If you take 2 apples, than you have of course 2.
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## Never eat me

People buy me to eat, but never eat me. What am I?
A plate.
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## You bury me when I am alive

You bury me when I am alive, and dig me up when I die. What am I?
A plant.
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## Getting wet

What gets wet while it's drying?
A towel.
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## An ancient invention

What is the ancient invention that allows people to see through walls?
A window.
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## The watchmen

One morning an airline president is leaving on a business trip and finds he left some paperwork at his office. He runs into his office to get it and the night watchman stops him and says, "Sir, don't get on the plane. I had a dream last night that the plane would crash and everyone would die!" The man takes his word and cancels his trip. Sure enough, the plane crashes and everyone dies. The next morning the man gives the watchman a \$1,000 reward for saving his life and then fires him. Why did he fire the watchman that saved his life?
He was fired from sleeping on his job.
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## Take off my skin

Take off my skin - I won't cry, but you will! What am I?
An onion.
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## The wise man and the dove

A wise man lived on a hill above a small town. The townspeople often approached him to solve their difficult problems and riddles. One day, two lads decided to fool him. They took a dove and set off up the hill. Standing before him, one of the lads said "Tell me, wise man, is the dove I hold behind my back dead or alive?" The man smiled and said "I cannot answer your question correctly". Even though the wise man knew the condition of the dove, why wouldn't he state whether it was dead or alive?
The man told the two lads, "If I say the dove is alive, you will the bird and show me that it is dead. If I say that it is dead, you will release the dove and it will fly away. So you see I cannot answer your question. Search: Schrödinger's cat
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## One word

Re-arrange the letters, O O U S W T D N E J R to spell just one word.
"Just one word".
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## Six letters

There is a word and six letters it contains. Take one away and twelve is what remains. What word is it?
Dozens.
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