What Did You Eat?

You throw away the outside and cook the inside.

Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside.

What did you eat?

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An ear of corn.

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What Could it Be?

I am in the beginning of the earth.

I am at the end of the time.

I appear two times in a week.

I appear once in a year.

What Am I ?

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The letter "E".

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Most Unusual Paragraph

How quickly can you find out what is unusual about this paragraph? It looks so ordinary that you would think that nothing was wrong with it and in fact, nothing is. But it is unusual. Why? If you study it may dawn on you, but you still may not find anything odd. You should do it without any coaching. No doubt if you work at it for long, you might find out. I don't know. Now, go to work and try your luck. Stay cool.

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The paragraph does not contain the letter e, the most common letter used in English.

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Rungs on a Ladder

A ladder is hanging over the side of a boat. The ladder is 10 feet long and the rungs are one foot apart.

The lowest rung is resting on the surface of the ocean. The tide is rising at the rate of five inches per hour.

How long will it take before the first two rungs of the ladder are under water?

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The ladder rises with the yacht so no rungs will be under water.

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Dog Collar

You have a dime and a dollar. You buy a dog and a collar.

The dog costs one dollar more than the collar.

How much is the collar?

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The dog costs $1.05 and the collar costs 5 cents.

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