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Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn’t go down a chimney up?
A. An umbrella.
Q. What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
A. A clock
Q. What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Q. What word begins and ends with an E but only has one letter?
Q. What has a neck but no head?
Q. What type of cheese is made backwards?
Q. What gets wetter as it dries?
A. A towel
Q. Why did the boy bury his flashlight?
A. Because the batteries died
Q. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
Q. What starts with a P, ends with an E and has thousands of letters?
A. The Post Office
Q. What has to be broken before you can use it?
A. An egg
Q. Why would a man living in New York not be buried in Chicago?
A. Because he is still living
Q. What begins with T ends with T and has T in it?
A. A teapot
Q. How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
A. There are 18: 3 in the, 7 in English, and 8 in alphabet.
Q. Which month has 28 days?
A. All of them, of course
Q. Three men were in a boat. It capsized, but only two got their hair wet. Why?
A. One was bald.
Q. Where does Friday come before Thursday?
A. In the dictionary