That Make You Think
Q:A father and his son are in an automobile. They have an accident. The father is killed, and the son is rushed to the hospital. A surgeon is called in to perform an intricate operation. When the operation is successfully completed, the surgeon looks at the boys face for the first time and says, "Why thats my son!" How could that be?
A:The surgeon is a woman. She is the boys mother.
Q:Two boys fill out registration forms for summer camp. The registrar notices that they have the same parents, live at the same address, and have the same date of birth. The only difference is that one is named Stuart and the other is Samuel. The registrar says, "Are you twins?" They both answer promptly, "NO!" How could that be?
A:They are triplets.
Q:A woman lives on the 14th floor of an apartment building. When she goes to work in the morning she always takes the elevator all the way to the ground floor. But when she returns, many times she takes the elevator only up to the 7th floor and walks the rest of the way up. Why?
A:She is too short to reach the 14th floor button and can only reach the 7th floor button on the elevator.
Q:Several shots are heard. A voice says pleadingly, "Don't shoot me, John." When the police get into the room they find a lawyer, a doctor, an Army lieutenant, and a mailman. A gun is on the floor. The police immediately arrest the mailman. Why?
A:He's the only man and his name is John.
Q:Two men, each with his son, sit down to dinner. There are only three plates. Each person has his own plate. How can you explain this?
A:The grandfather has his son and the son has his own son.