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Don't think too hard or you'll never solve these logic puzzles and riddles. The answers to all 187 are easy once you catch the tricky wording. How can you tie a knot in a napkin by holding one end in each hand without letting go of it? Impossible, you say (or your friends will say, if you bet them). But: Cross your arms and hold a tip of the napkin in each hand. When you uncross your arms, the knot will be formed! Now try this riddle: I climbed up a cherry tree, where I found cherries. I did not pick cherries, ...
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Don't think too hard or you'll never solve these logic puzzles and riddles. The answers to all 187 are easy once you catch the tricky wording. How can you tie a knot in a napkin by holding one end in each hand without letting go of it? Impossible, you say (or your friends will say, if you bet them). But: Cross your arms and hold a tip of the napkin in each hand. When you uncross your arms, the knot will be formed! Now try this riddle: I climbed up a cherry tree, where I found cherries. I did not pick cherries, nor did I leave cherries. How can you explain this? Answer: I climbed up a cherry tree with two cherries in my hand. I picked only one. I left the other one on the tree. I did not "pick cherries," because I "picked a cherry." Take this dare: My bird can fly faster than any supersonic plane. Here's how: If you put my bird inside any plane and make it fly in the same direction as the plane, it will go faster than the plane. 96 pages, 52 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2000

    Clever! Something worth sharing!

    It was fun and challenging, worth the time! Worth Three times the time!:-)

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