February 4, 2014
More funny riddles with a science/critical-thinking angle.
- What happened to the guy who planned an armored-car heist, then thought more critically about it?
Answer: He stepped back from the Brink’s.
- What did the procrastinating skeptic say about his group’s plans to celebrate a very august occasion?
Answer: “I think we should wait until September or October.”
- What treat do you get when you type “3.1416” on a Steve Jobs computer?
Answer: Apple pi.
- Where might you post something about Blackbeard’s alleged hauntings?
Answer: Try pirateghosts.aarrgh.
- A bit of linen thread, left over from sampling the alleged burial cloth of Jesus, is called what?
Answer: Shred of Turin.
- What did his sidekick say when a certain private eye solved a case through mere guessing?
Answer: “Sheer luck, Holmes!”
- Based on his tracks, what is the thing Bigfoot needs most—other than shoes?
Answer: A good podiatrist.
- What should a huge vampiric critter from Puerto Rico be called?
Answer: A supercabra.
- What is a deceptive forgery of a holy painting called?
Answer: An Eye Con.
- What could you call bottled water sold in a Kentucky liquor store?
Answer: Homeopathic bourbon.
#1 Jim S (Guest) on Thursday February 06, 2014 at 10:50am
What do you call a person who is so afraid of ghosts that he is unable to stand straight?
#2 Jim S (Guest) on Thursday February 06, 2014 at 10:56am
Why did Bill Nye debate creationist Ken Ham at the Creation Museum?
Answer: He wanted to show plausible Nye-ability.
#3 Jim S (Guest) on Thursday February 06, 2014 at 11:12am
What do you call ghost-hunters using electronic equipment they don’t understand in a cemetary?
Answer: A grave sight
#4 Jim S (Guest) on Thursday February 06, 2014 at 11:29am
Why did the exorcist seek the advice of a highly-ranked military officer?
Answer: He wanted to know the General’s Theory of Hell-Activity.