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1. The maker doesn't want it; the buyer doesn't use it; and 
the user doesn't see it. What is it?
2. A child was born in Boston, Massachusetts to parents who were both born in Boston, Massachusetts. The child was not a United States citizen. How is this possible?
3. Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?
4. Clara Clatter was born on December 27th, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?
5. What is one thing that all wise men, regardless of their religion or politics, agreed is between "heaven" and "earth"?
6. In what year did Christmas and New Year's fall in the same year?
7. A woman from New York married ten different men from that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of these men died and she never divorced. How was this possible?
8. How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
9. A taxi driver was called to take a group of passengers to the train station. The station is normally an hour away, but with traffic being extra heavy, it took a full hour and a half. On the return trip the traffic was still as heavy and yet it took only 90 minutes. Why?
10. How could you rearrange the letters in the words "new door" to make one word? Note: There is only one correct answer.
11. Even if they are starving, natives living in the Arctic will never eat a penguin's egg. Why not?
12. Which is correct to say, "The yolk of the eggs are white" or "The yolk of the eggs is white"?
13. In Okmulgee, Oklahoma, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why not?
14. An electrician and a plumber were waiting in line for admission to the"International Home Show". One of them was the father of the other's son. How could this be possible?
15. After the new Canon Law that took effect on November 27, 1983, would a Roman Catholic man be allowed to marry his widow's sister?
16. Captain Frank and some of the boys were exchanging old war stories. Art Bragg offered one about how his grandfather led a battalion against a German division during World War I. Through brilliant maneuvers he defeated them and captured valuable territory. After the battle he was presented with a sword bearing the inscription "To Captain Bragg for Bravery, Daring and Leadership. World War I. From the Men of 8th Battalion." Captain Frank looked at Art and said, "You really don't expect anyone to believe that yarn, do you?" What's wrong with the story?