Stories and Jokes Archive
This thing runs but cannot walk, sometimes sings but never talks. Lacks arms, has hands; lacks a head but has a face. What is it?
Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on earth?
When Miss Millie purchased her new parrot, the salesman assured her that it would repeat any word it heard. About a week later, Miss Millie returned the parrot complaining it hadn’t uttered a single word. Given that the salesman had spoken the truth about the parrot’s abilities, why wouldn’t the bird talk?
What five letter word, no matter how you pronounce it, is always pronounced wrong?
I’m where yesterday follows today, and tomorrow’s in the middle. What am I?
I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air. What am I?
I’m the part of the bird that’s not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?