Brain Benders

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Challenge yourself with these brain bending riddles! Even more fun, FaceTime or Zoom with a friend or family member to see if you can stump them. Or challenge a sibling, parent, or other family member at the dinner table to see if they can guess the correct answer!

  1. What is full of holes, but still holds water?
  2. How many letters are in the English alphabet?
  3. What becomes wetter the more it dries?
  4. What is always in front of you, but can’t be seen?
  5. What’s black and white and blue?
  6. Where can you find cities, towns, streets, & shops, but no people?
  7. What has a neck but no head?
  8. What word is spelled wrong in the dictionary?
  9. What happens once in a lifetime, twice in a moment, and never in a hundred years?
  10. I am an odd number. Take away one letter, and I become even. What am I?

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