Best short riddles

funnytricky

Tom was a clerk at a butcher shop. His height is six feet and three inches. He wear shoes sized number 12. What does he weigh?
He weighs meat!
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logicsimplecleanclever

Why are manhole covers round? Do manhole covers really need to be circular?
Manhole covers are round so that they won't fall through the hole into the sewer below them. No matter how you turn the cover, you won't be able to push the cover through the hole. However, if you were to have square manhole covers, you would be able to rotate the cover such that one of the edges of the square cover is lined up with the diagonal line of the square hole, which would allow the cover to fall through, causing countless problems that the general public would rather avoid.
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