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1. What kind of cheese is made backwards?


2. There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?


3. The word CANDY can be spelled using just 2 letters. Can you figure out how?


4. How can you make the following equation true by drawing only one straight line:



5. I soar without wings, I see without eyes.

I've traveled the universe to and fro.

I've conquered the world, yet I've never been anywhere but home.

Who am I?


6. A woman shoots her husband.

Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes.

Finally, she hangs him.

But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together.

How can this be?


7. A magician was boasting one day at how long he could hold his breath under water. His record was 6 minutes. A kid that was listening said, "that's nothing, I can stay under water for 10 minutes using no types of equipment or air pockets!" The magician told the kid if he could do that, he'd give him $10,000. The kid did it and won the money. Can you figure out how?


8. What is the greatest worldwide use of cowhide?


9. Hi! Ma and Pa told me I'd better say that all the two-letter words in this paragraph have something in common ...... or else! What's the common factor here?


10. What falls but never breaks?

What breaks but never falls?

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