Puzzling Riddles
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A doctor and a boy were fishing. The boy was the doctor's son, but the doctor was not the boy's father. Who was the doctor?
His mother.

A frog fell into a well 12 feet deep. He could jump 3 feet, but every time he jumped 3 feet, he fell back 2 feet. How many times did he have to jump to get out of the well?

The tenth jump took him out. (On the tenth jump he reached 13 feet and was out.)

A man had 12 sheep. All but 9 died. How many sheep did he have left?
Nine.
A man started to town with a fox, a goose and a sack of corn. He came to a stream which he had to cross in a tiny boat. He could only take one across at a time. He could not leave the fox alone with the goose or the goose alone with the corn. How did he get them all safely over the stream?
He took the goose over first and came back. Then he took the fox across and brought the goose back. Next he took the corn over. He came back alone and took the goose.
Almost everyone needs it, asks for it, gives it, but almost nobody takes it. What is it?
How can you leave a room with two legs and return with six legs?
Bring a chair back with you.
How can you tell the difference between trees?
Listen to their barks.
How did rich people get their money?
They were calm and collected.
How do we know the deer and the antelope are deaf?
Because they never heard a discouraging word.
How do you get down from an elephant?
You don't get down from an elephant; you get down from a. duck.
Puzzling Riddles
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