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Get in the habit of teasing your brain. You’ll be amazed at what you end up seeing that you didn’t see before.

## Teasers

• Q - Mike is a butcher. He is 5’10” tall. What does he weigh?

A- Meat

• Q - A farmer has twenty sheep, ten pigs and ten cows.  If we call the pigs cows, how many cows will he have?

A- Ten Cows. We can call the pigs cows but it doesn't make them cows

• Q - You are a cyclist in a cross-country race. Just before the crossing finish line, you overtake the person in second place. In what place did you finish?

A- Second Place. If you pass the person in second, you take second place, and they become third.

• Q - A bird has a head 9cm long. The tail is equal to the size of the head plus a half of the size of the body. The body is the size of the head plus the tail.How long is the bird?

A- 72cm. Th head is 9cm. The tail is 18 + 9= 27cm. The body is 9 + 18 + 9= 36cm. 9 + 27 + 36= 72cm.

• Q - You are 9 years old and your dad is 47. How old will your dad be when you are 21?

A- 59.

## riddles

• Q - Jimmy’s mother had four children. She named the first Monday. She named the second Tuesday, and she named the third Wednesday. What is the name of the fourth child?

A- Jimmy, because Jimmy’s mother had four children!

• Q - Two mothers and two daughters went out to eat, everyone ate one burger, yet only three burgers were eaten in all. How is this possible?

A- They were a grandmother, mother and daughter.

• Q - One night, a king and a queen went into a castle.  There was nobody in the castle, and no one came out of the castle.  In the morning, three people came out of the castle.  Who were they?

A- The knight (night), the king, and the queen!

• Q - A house has 4 walls. All of the walls are facing south, and a bear is circling the house. What color is the bear?

A- The house is on the north pole, so the bear is white.

• Q - What is next in this sequence: JFMAMJJASON_

A- The letter D. The sequence contains the first letter of each month.

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