A man and his son are in a car crash. The father is killed and the
child is taken to hospital gravely injured. When he gets there, the
surgeon says, 'I can't operate on this boy - for he is my son!!!' How
can this possibly be?
An American nightclub called 'The Coconut Grove' had a terrible fire in
which over 400 people died. A simple design flaw in the building led to
the death toll being so high. Subsequently, regulations were changed to
ensure that all public buildings throughout the country eliminated this
one detail which proved so deadly. What was it?
Many shops have prices set just under a round figure, e.g. $9.99 instead
of $10.00 or $99.95 instead of $100.00 . It is assumed that this is
done because the price seems lower to the consumer. But this is not the
reason the practice started. What was the original reason for this
Acting on an anonymous phone call, the police raid a house to arrest a
suspected murderer. They don't know what he looks like but they know his
name is John and that he is inside the house. The police bust in on a
carpenter, a lorry driver, a mechanic and a fireman all playing poker.
Without hesitation or communication of any kind, they immediately arrest
the fireman. How do they know they've got their man?
A man lives on the twelfth floor of an apartment building. Every morning he takes the elevator down to the lobby and leaves the building. In the evening, he gets into the elevator, and, if there is someone else in the elevator -- or if it was raining that day -- he goes back to his floor directly. Otherwise, he goes to the tenth floor and walks up two flights of stairs to his apartment.