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Oct2021

Mental Floss 218

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: One day the boss bragged to his employees that he could "fight and beat any man who works here"! A new employee, a 7 foot ex-boxer stood up to take the boss on. What lateral ... Read More
October 22, 2021admin

15

Oct2021

Mental Floss 217

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A famous old riddle this week - A man without eyes saw plums on a tree. He did not take plums and he did not leave plums. How could this be? A: The answer ... Read More
October 15, 2021admin

17

Sep2021

Mental Floss 213

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: What famous cartoon character owes his existence to a misprint in a scientific journal? A: Popeye owes his existence to the misprint. He was invented to encourage children to eat spinach, which was though ... Read More
September 17, 2021admin

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Sep2021

Mental Floss 212

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: In some convents, the novice Nuns at the dinner table are not allowed to ask for anything such as salt from the other end of the table. This is because they are expected to be ... Read More
September 10, 2021admin

13

Aug2021

Mental Floss 208

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: 100 feet up in the air it can lay with it's back on the ground. What is it? A: A dead centipede. This week’s challenge is: Q: What is it that goes on 4 ... Read More
August 13, 2021admin

30

Jul2021

Mental Floss 206

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: An art expert went to a sale and purchased a painting that was worthless. Why? A: He knew the painting itself was worthless, but the frame in which it was mounted was a very ... Read More
July 30, 2021admin

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Jul2021

Mental Floss 205

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: A little shop in New York is called The Seven Bells, yet it has eight bells hanging outside. Why? A: It was originally a mistake, but the shopkeeper found that so many people came ... Read More
July 23, 2021admin

09

Apr2021

Mental Floss 190

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: Adam and Eve play rock-paper-scissors 10 times. You know that: Adam uses rock three times, scissors six times, and paper once. Eve uses rock twice, scissors four times, and paper four times. There are no ... Read More
April 9, 2021admin

02

Apr2021

Mental Floss 189

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: You’re rummaging around your great grandmother’s attic when you find five short chains each made of four gold links. It occurs to you that if you combined them all into one big loop of 20 ... Read More
April 2, 2021admin

12

Mar2021

Mental Floss 186

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The answer to last week’s challenge is,  Q: A woman shoots her husband, then holds him underwater for five minutes. Next, she hangs him. Right after, they enjoy a lovely dinner. Explain. A: She took a picture of him and developed it ... Read More
March 12, 2021admin

04

Mar2021

Mental Floss 185

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?  A: A map This week’s challenge is: Q: A woman shoots her husband, ... Read More
March 4, 2021admin

26

Feb2021

Mental Floss 184

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The answer to last week’s challenge is, Q: You measure my life in hours and I serve you by expiring. I’m quick when I’m thin and slow when I’m fat. The wind is my enemy.  A: A Candle. We have 2 important questions ... Read More
February 26, 2021admin

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Feb2021

Mental Floss 183

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I?  A: An echo. This week's challenge is: Q: You measure my life ... Read More
February 19, 2021admin

12

Feb2021

Mental Floss 182

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A woman was in court for killing her husband. She said she wasn’t guilty and that she dearly missed him. In the closing statement, the woman’s lawyer stands up and says, “Her husband was just ... Read More
February 12, 2021admin

05

Feb2021

Mental Floss 181

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A man was found on the floor dead with a cassette recorder in one hand and a gun in the other. When the police arrive at the scene they pressed play on the recorder. ... Read More
February 5, 2021admin

29

Jan2021

Mental Floss 180

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A chemist was murdered in his own lab. The only evidence was a piece of paper that had the names of chemical substances written on it. The substances were nickel, carbon, oxygen, lanthanum, and sulfur. ... Read More
January 29, 2021admin

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Jan2021

Mental Floss 179

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A couple went to Hawaii for their honeymoon. Unfortunately, the husband returned home alone because his wife had died in a horrible boating accident. The police contacted the travel agent he booked the trip with ... Read More
January 22, 2021admin

15

Jan2021

Mental Floss 178

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A serial killer kidnapped five different people and sat them down each with two pills in their hand and a glass of water. He told them each to take one pill but warned them that ... Read More
January 15, 2021admin

08

Jan2021

Mental Floss 177

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: On the first day of school, someone murdered a history teacher. There were four people at the school that the police suspected had done it: the landscaper, a math teacher, a basketball coach, and the ... Read More
January 8, 2021admin

08

Oct2020

Mental Floss 164

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The answer to last week's challenge is, Q: A father gives his sons 30 bottles. Ten are full of gold dust, 10 are half full of gold dust and ten are empty. The bottles are sealed and the corks must not be removed ... Read More
October 8, 2020admin