Saturday, September 18, 2010

Answers to life's riddles

by Brittany Geragotelis

Here are the answers to the riddles from Thursday's Post. Congrats go to our winners: Jenni, Rusty and Diane! E-mail me your addresses ( and I'll send out your prizes!

1. How could the 22nd and 24th U.S. Presidents have the same parents, but weren't brothers? They were the same person (second term anyone?).

2. How can you use the letters in NEW DOOR to make one word? One Word

3. There was an airplane crash, every single person died, but two people survived. How is this possible? They were a couple.

4. How could all of your cousins have an aunt who is not your aunt? If it was your mom.

5. How far can you walk into the woods? Halfway. Any more than that and you're walking out of the woods.

6. Johnny's mother had four children. The first was April, the second was May and the third was June. What was the name of her fourth child? Johnny

7. Railroad crossing. Look out for cars. Can you spell that without any R's? That

8. What came first, the chicken or the egg? The dinosaur laid eggs.

9. Imagine you are in a sinking rowboat surrounded by sharks. How would you survive? Stop imagining!

10. "That attorney is my brother," testified the accountant. But the attorney testified that he didn't have a brother. Who's lying? Neither. The accountant is the attorney's sister.

11. A father and a son are in a car accident. The father dies instantly. The boy, in critical condition, is rushed to the nearest hospital for emergency surgery. The surgeon looks at the child aghast and says, "I can't operate on him—he's my son!" How could this be? The surgeon is the boy's mother.