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## Today or Tomorrow

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When the day before yesterday was referred to as the day after tomorrow, the day that was then called yesterday was as far away from the day we now call tomorrow as yesterday is from the day which we shall now be able to speak of last Monday as a week ago yesterday. What day is it?

## Chess Board

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You have a 5 x 5 chess board. You must place 5 queens so that you can place three pawns on the board and they will not be taken.

## Satellite Depression

Games / Brain Teasers /

What expression is represented below?

depressed 111111 satellite

## Movie Star

Games / Brain Teasers /

Name the famous movie star from the rebus below.

Srintn

Hint: Not all movie stars are human!

## Mathematical Rebus

Games / Brain Teasers /

What mathematical rule is represented by the rebus below?

.1km. = ~
.1cm. = ~
.1mm. = ____

## Joe and Smoe

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Two friends, Joe and Smoe, were born in May, one in 1932, the other a year later. Each had an antique grandfather clock of which he was extremely proud. Both of the clocks worked fairly well considering their age, but one clock gained ten seconds per hour while the other one lost ten seconds per hour. On a day in January, the two friends set both clocks correctly at 12:00 noon. "Do you realize," asked Joe, "that the next time both of our clocks will show exactly the same time will be on your 47th birthday?" Smoe agreed. Who is older, Joe or Smoe?

## Christmas and New Year's

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Everyone knows that both Christmas Day and New Year's Day always fall on the same day of the week. However, in 1939, the year of the outbreak of World War II, Christmas fell on a Monday and New Year's fell on a Sunday. Why?

## Eve

Games / Brain Teasers /

Eve, Rob, Hannah, and Otto were walking down a dusty road. Otto told Rob, "You don't belong with us." Why did Otto make such a statement?

## Gorilla

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What animal comes next in this sequence:

GORILLA
HEDGEHOG
CAMEL
MOUSE
FOX
BEAR
MOLE
==?==

Choose from: PORCUPINE BADGER COW GIRAFFE SQUIRREL RHINOCEROS

## Famous Author

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I am a famous author
I am a famous poet
Credit for my work
It is not mine
Wouldn't ya know it
For all that is done
I get a lot a of credit
You all have heard my name,
But only some remember

## Five Consonants

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The words "Dumbstruck" and "Thumbscrew" have five consonants in a row. What other word also has this property?

## Strange Sentences

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Which one of these sentences does not belong?

A) Diamonds often need keen, elegant yaks.

B) Teacups contain tea and sometimes grapes.

C) Roses are big, beautiful insect terraces.

D) Rocks are constantly coming only on November.

## A Carol

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What popular Christmas carol nullifies itself by the singing of its first line?

## Hristmas Arols

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Below are ten clues, each of which relates to the first line of a different Christmas carol or song. Unlike the title of the teaser, these clues only have the first letters of each of the words.

Can you figure out what songs they are?

1. CROAOF
2. IDOAWC
3. RTRNRHAVSN
4. GGROBAR
5. IHABCWY
6. ISMKSC
7. OTFDOCMTLGTM
8. FTSMWAJHS
9. IBMBOJHSSOM
10. JBJBJBR

## Opposites

Games / Brain Teasers /

What two words, when said or written seem as though they are opposite, but really mean the same thing?

Games / Brain Teasers /

Solve this anagram for one of the most famous conquerors in history:

He hangs king.

## Feathers

Games / Brain Teasers /

I have many feathers to help me fly. I have a body and head, but I'm not alive. It is your strength which determines how far I go. You can hold me in your hand, but I'm never thrown.

What am I?

## City Spelling

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What is the only city with three dotted letters all in a row?

## Saippuakivikauppias

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Saippuakivikauppias is the Finnish word for a soapstone seller. Aside from being a long tongue twister, what else is special about this word?