The day before yesterday Cindy was 17. Next year she will be 20. How can this be?
The statement was made on January 1. Cindy's birthday is on December 31. She was 17 the day before yesterday (Dec 30). She was 18 yesterday. She will be 19 this year (Dec 31) and 20 next year.
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How do you make the number one disappear by adding to it?
Add the letter 'G' and it becomes Gone.logicshort
In olden days you are a clever thief charged with treason against the king and sentenced to death.
But the king decides to be a little lenient and lets you choose your own way to die.
What way should you choose?
Remember, your're clever!
I would have chosen to die of "old age". Did you?cleanlogicshort
This old one runs forever, but never moves at all. He has not lungs nor throat, but still a mighty roaring call. What is it?
What is as light as a feather but impossible to hold for several minutes?
What's round and bad-tempered?
A vicious circle.cleanfunnylogicshort
What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?
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.cleanlogicshort
How could the cowboy travel on friday, then sleep two days and then travel back home on friday.
If the horse was named Friday.cleanlogicshort
The thunder comes before the lightning; the lightning comes before the clouds. The rain dries everything it touches.
What 8 letter word can have a letter taken away and it still makes a word. Take another letter away and it still makes a word. Keep on doing that until you have one letter left. What is the word?
The word is starting! starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, in, i.