Riddles

Twist your brain with a brain twister



The Surgeon

A father and son are in a car crash that kills the dad. The son is rushed to the hospital and requires surgery. Just as he’s about to go under the knife, the surgeon says, “I can’t operate because this boy is my son! How is this possible?

Answer
The surgeon is his mother



High Tide

On a boat in a lake, there is a rope ladder. The rope ladder is 5 inches above the water. Then one day the lake waters rise 5 inches. How high off the water is the ladder now?

Answer
Still 5 inches, the boat rises with the water



The King and I

During a Royal visit, a night guard goes to his King one morning and says "I had a dream last night, in it you were poisoned by your guests". Hearing this, the King took precautions and discovered his guests were trying to poison him. The next day, after executing his guests the King went to the night guard and said "Thank you for saving my life. You're fired."Why did the King fire the night guard?

Answer
Because he must have been asleep on duty to have a dream



Fried or Boiled

Which is correct: “The yolk of an egg are white” or “The yolk of an egg is white”?

Answer
None. the yolk of an egg is yellow



Spellcheck

What is the only word in the Oxford Dictionary that is always spelled incorrectly?

Answer
Incorrectly



Siblings

Two girls were born to the same mother, on the same day, at the same time, in the same month and year and yet they're not twins. How can this be?

Answer
They are triplets



Podium Finish

If you are running a race, and you pass the person in second, what place are you in?

Answer
Second you haven't overtaken first place yet



Keep Running

How far can you run into a forest?

Answer
Half way then you are running out



Fragile

What is so delicate that even saying its name will break it?

Answer
Silence



Free Falling

What's heavier a tonne of bricks or a tonne of feathers?

Answer
Both weigh a tonne so they are the same



Dead Centre

What's in the middle of England?

Answer
L