Why should you never mention the number 288 in front of anyone? Because it is too gross (2 x 144 - two gross).

  1. Which weighs more? A pound of iron or a pound of feathers? Both weigh the same.

  2. How is the moon like a dollar and a pound and a ball and an orange and an apple and a tomato? They both have 4 quarters.

  3. What is alive and has only 1 foot? A leg.

  4. When do giraffes have 12 feet? When there's two of them.

  5. How many eggs can you put in a half-empty basket?

  6. Only one, after that the basket is not empty.A merchechi can place 8 large boxes or 10 small boxes into a carton for shipping. In one shipment, he sent a total of 96 boxes. If there aremore large boxes than small boxes, how many cartons did he ship?

  7. A farmer is trying to cross a river. He is taking with him a rabbit, carrots and a fox, and he has a small raft. He can only bring 1 item a time across the river becuase his raft can only fit either the rabbit, the carrots or the fox. How does he cross the river. (You can assume that the fox does not eat the rabbit if the man is present, you can also assume that the fox and the rabbit are not trying to escape and run away)

  8. A man needs to carry 3 oranges past a bridge, however if the bridge takes more weight than the wight of the man and the weight of 2 oranges, the bridge will collapse. He CAN NOT throw the oranges, he CANT eat the oranges, and he can only go across once because it costs to go across the bridge and the man is poor.

  9. What coin doubles in value when half is deducted?

  10. What is the difference between a new penny and an old quarter?

  11. If you can buy eight eggs for 26 cents, how many can you buy for a cent and a quarter?

  12. Where can you buy a ruler that is 3 feet long?

  13. If there were 9 cats on a bridge and one jumped over the edge, how many would be left?

  14. If you take three apples from five apples, how many do you have?