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### Groaners

Be careful with these tricky word problems. All is not what it seems!

## #41

On what day(s) of the year does the sun rise and set at the same time of day?

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## #42

Think of words ending in "gry." Angry and hungry are two of them. There are only three words in the English language. What is the third word? The word is something that everyone uses every day. If you have listened carefully, I have already told you what it is.

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## #43

If eggs can be laid at the rate of eight every seven days, how many can a rooster lay in sixteen days?

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## #44

George's mother had three children: one named April, one named May, and one named what?

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## #45

You are competing in a race and overtake the runner in second place. Which position are in you now?

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## #46

A woman has seven children. Half of them are boys. How is this possible?

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## #47

How many 3-cent stamps in a dozen?

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## #48

A rope ladder is hanging over the side of a ship. The ladder is 12 feet long, and the rungs are one foot apart. The lowest rung is resting on the top of the ocean. The tide rises at the rate of four inches per hour. How long will it take before the first four rungs of the ladder are under water?

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## #49

Which would be worth more -- a trunk full of nickels or a half a trunk full of dimes?

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## #50

In a group of siblings, there are seven sisters, and each sister has one brother. How many siblings are there in total?

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