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You Have The Misfortune To Own An Unreliable Clock

Posted on: Wed, Dec 23, 2015, at 12:00 pm

You have the misfortune to own an unreliable clock. This one loses exactly 24 minutes every hour. It is now showing 3:00am and you know that is was correct at midnight, when you set it. The clock stopped 1 hour ago, what is the correct time now?
Answer: 6:00am: since the clock is losing 24 minutes every hour, for every real hour that has passed, the clock will only show 36 minutes. Since the clock shows 3:00am, we know that 180 clock minutes have passed. This therefore equals 300 real minutes and hence 5 hours. The clock stopped 1 hour ago and the time must now be 6.00am.

Polly Perkins Was After a Talking Parrot

Posted on: Wed, Dec 16, 2015, at 12:00 pm

Polly Perkins was after a talking parrot, so she went to the local pet shop in the hope of securing such a find. She was in luck. The shop assistant assured her that the parrot would learn and repeat any word or phrase it heard. Polly was delighted. However, a week later, the parrot still hadn't spoken a word. Polly returned to the shop to complain, however, it appeared that the assistant was accurate in what he had said, and refused a refund. Why didn't the parrot talk?
Answer: The parrot was deaf and as such couldn't repeat a single word it had heard!

Smell Me

Posted on: Wed, Dec 09, 2015, at 12:00 pm

Smell me, buy me, and Deliver me. I will not change. what am I?
Answer: Cent, scent, and sent

A Man In New York City Has Ten Dollars

Posted on: Wed, Dec 02, 2015, at 12:00 pm

A man in New York City has ten dollars. He spends six dollars and fifty cents on flowers and three dollars on lunch. He had a hot coffee and a hot dog. He then gets on the subway which will take him seven stops for 50 cents. But, after a while he is forced to get off the subway five stops away from where he began. How come?
Answer: He went to the end of the line and came back getting off 2 stops away even though he went 5 stops

What Do You Call An Amish Guy

Posted on: Wed, Nov 25, 2015, at 12:00 pm

What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse's mouth?
Answer: A Mechanic

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