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The Old Surgeon

The Old Surgeon

George and his son Arthur were riding in a car. However they got into a car accident. George died and Arthur was rushed to the hospital. When he got there the doctors decided to preform surgery. The old surgeon that was called to operatate said, “I can’t do it he’s my son”. How can this be?

The surgeon was Arthur's Mother. (women can be surgeons too)
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Reading with the lights off

Reading with the lights off

Sergi and Sally where sitting in their family room one night. While Sergi was watching T.V his wife Sally was reading. All of a sudden the power went out and Sergi decided to go to bed, but Sally kept on reading. With no use of artificial light, Sally kept on reading. How?

Sally was blind... she was reading a book by Braille.
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murder in a dome house

murder in a dome house

A family that lives in a dome house found out that their butler was murdered. When the cops showed up, one of the cops asked the family where they had been. The only people that had been home were the maid, the gardener, the daughter and the son.

The son said he was outside, the daughter said she was in her room doing her homework, the gardnener said he was prunning the bushes and the maid said she was dusting the corners.

Who murdered the butler?

The maid because there are no corners in a dome house!
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Cell breakout

Cell breakout

Two convicts are locked in a cell. There is an unbarred window high up in the cell. No matter if they stand on the bed or one on top of the other they can’t reach the window to escape. They then decide to tunnel out. However, they give up with the tunneling because it will take too long. Finally one of the convicts figures out how to escape from the cell. What is his plan?

His plan is to dig the tunnel and pile up the dirt to climb up to the window to escape.
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Which bear?

Which bear?

A man is 100 meters due South of a bear. He walks 100 yards due East, then faces north, fires his gun due north, and hits the bear. What color is the bear?

White. It?s a polar bear. Only in the North Pole are all directions to the South.
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The five mile stairs

The five mile stairs

You are in a house, with a five mile staircase and you have to go to the bathroom. There is a bathroom 2 mils away on the stair case. You run five miles up the stairs. Where do you end up?

3 miles above the bathroom
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murder in a parking lot

murder in a parking lot

a man was sitting, alone, in his car in the middle of a parking lot with the windows up and the doors locked. he was shot in the back of the head. there was no damage done to the car and he didn’t do it himself. how did it happen?

the top was down
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Sick!

Sick!

A man once entered a seafood restaurant that guaranteed the freshest food and certain not to make anyone sick. Seeing this, the man decides to eat there. As soon as he finishes his meal he walks outside and immediately he throws up. Why is he sick?

The man was on a boat and got sea-sick.
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Sticks of Truth

Sticks of Truth

A man walks into a hotel and the owner is crying because someone has stole his daughter’s ring. The man tells the owner he has a way to get the ring back, and to get everyone staying in the hotel to gather int he lobby. He got some sticks from outside and gave evryone one stick after putting a spell on them. “These sticks are magic. The one who took this man’s ring will be found out, for their stick will grow 2 in. overnight. Keep them with you tonight, and goodbye.” The man comes back the next day and collects everyone’s sticks. He picks up the shortest stick from a woman and she confesses and gives the ring back. Why was it the shortest stick instead of the longest???

The woman that had the shortest stick was it because that night she cut off 2 in., thinking that she would get the ring beacuse her stick would be the same size. Or so she thought.
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Murder suspects

Murder suspects

A man was found murdered on Sunday morning. His wife immediately called the police. The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis:

The Wife said she was sleeping.

The Cook was cooking breakfast.

The Gardener was picking vegetables.

The Maid was getting the mail.

The Butler was cleaning the closet.

The police instantly arrested the murdered. Who did it and how did they know?

It was the Maid. She said she was getting the mail. There is no mail on Sunday! (next day air and email doesn't count)
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King and the guard

King and the guard

A night shift guard, while on patrol at night, dreams that the king will die in a plane crash. He tells the king so in the morning, but the king tells him not to worry, and flies anyway. When he returns from his trip, he fires the night shift guard. Why does the king fire the night shift guard?

The night shift guard had a dream. He therefore he was sleeping on the job.
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