Thursday, April 15, 2021

Some riddles and wordplay for a spring day

Feeling stressed and overburdened?  It's April and we are still in the midst of a nightmarish pandemic.  If you need some relief to get your mind off COVID for a while, Number 16 presents some jokes, riddles and quips for you to enjoy.  You deserve a break and a smile.

- Joanne

What did the bird say after purchasing some lipstick?

Answer: Put it on my bill.

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.  He had a great summer too.

A man who was outside in the rain without an umbrella or or hat didn't get a single hair on his head wet.  Why?

Answer:  He was bald.

You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn't a single person on board.  How is that possible?

Answer:  All the people on the boat are married.

The more of this there is, the less you see.  What is it?

Answer: Darkness

"It is silly of you, for there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about."

- Oscar Wilde  (1854-1900), Irish poet and playwright

From The Picture of Dorian Gray, published 1890

What's the best thing about Switzerland? 

Answer:  I don't know, but the flag is a big plus.

Did you hear about the mathematician who's afraid of negative number?

He'll stop at nothing to avoid them.

Yesterday I saw a guy spill all his Scrabble letters on the road.  "I asked him, "What's the word on the street?"

Did you hear about the actor who fell through the floorboards?

He was just going through a stage.

- Compiled by Joanne

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