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How many time can you take 5 from 25?

 
Answer: 
One time, after that it is not 25.

In alberquerque, texas, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why?

 
Answer: 
You take pictures with a camera, not wooden legs.

How does one walk on water?

 
Answer: 
Freeze it!

If you had only one match, and entered a dark room containing an oil lamp, some newspaper, and some kindling wood, which would you light first?

 
Answer: 
You would light the match first.

Say "silk" five times. Now spell "silk." What do cows drink?

 
Answer: 
Cows drink water of course.

What do you put in a toaster?

 
Answer: 
You put bread in a toaster and take toast out.

Name all the numbers from 1 - 100, which have the letter 'A' in their spellings?

 
Answer: 
Actually, none of them do.

Which letter of the English alphabet flies and stings?

 
Answer: 
The letter B. (bee)

You have two coins which total 55 cents ( $0.55). One of them is not a nickel. What are the two coins?

 
Answer: 
One of them is not a nickel but the other one is. You have a nickel and a half dollar.

If there are 6 apples and you take away 4, how many do you have?

 
Answer: 
You have the four apples you took away.

If Mr Smith's peacock lays an egg in Mr Browns' yard, who owns the egg?

 
Answer: 
Neither, peahens leg eggs, not peacocks.

Is it legal for a man to marry his widow's sister?

 
Answer: 
No because you can't legally marry a dead man.

A farmer had 15 sheep, and all but 8 died. How many are left?

 
Answer: 
8 of course.

How far can you walk into the woods?

 
Answer: 
You can walk half way into the words. After that you are walking out of the woods.

When is four half of five?

 
Answer: 
When it is a Roman numeral. F(IV)E

What happened in 1961 and will not happen again until 6009?

 
Answer: 
A year that can be read the same upside down.

What is full of holes but still holds water?

 
Answer: 
A sponge is full of holes but still holds water.

Why are 2007 pennies worth more than 2006 pennies?

 
Answer: 
Because 2007 pennies are worth $20.07 and 2006 pennies are worth $20.06.

Which month contains 28 days?

 
Answer: 
There is not a single month that does not contain at least 28 days. So the answer is, all of them do.