Why was a fictitious name added to an airplane’s passenger list?
In this true case, many vacationers who flew with a certain airline had their homes burglarized while they were away. The police added a false name (but real address) to the list and caught the burglar red-handed when he broke in. It turned out that his sister worked for the airline and passed the list of passenger addresses to her nefarious brother.
A man left his house to get a drink but died because his watch stopped. Why?
The man is Count Dracula who leaves his house for a nightly drink of blood. However, his watch has stopped and what he thinks is night is actually a solar eclipse. He is caught in the sunlight and he dies.
A woman is writing in capital letters. She has difficulty writing the letters A, E, F, G, H, and L but no difficulty with and C, K, M, N, V, and W. Why?
She is writing along the top of a closed book, on the top of the pages. Any letter with a horizontal line in it is difficult since the pen tends to slip down between the pages.
I’m not clothes but I cover your body. The more I’m used the thinner I grow. What am I?
A bar of soap
Never resting, never still, moving silently from hill to hill. It does not walk, run or trot. All is cool where it is not. What is it?
What hired killer never goes to jail?
An exterminator (executioner also works)
Flat as a leaf, round as a ring, has two eyes but can’t see a thing.
A button (a quarter also works)