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?
I travel all around the world but never leave the corner. What am I?
You are a bus driver. At the first stop of the day, eight people get on board. At the second stop, four get off, and eleven get on. At the third stop, two get off, and six get on. At the fourth stop, thirteen get off, and one gets on. At the fifth stop, five
In a contest, four fruits (an apple, a banana, an orange, and a pear) have been placed in four closed boxes (one fruit per box). People may guess which fruit is in which box. 123 people participate in the contest. When the boxes are opened, it turns out that 43 people have guessed none of
I am a three digit number. My tens digit is five more than my ones digit. My hundreds digit is eight less than my tens digit. What number am I?
What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?