The Lion Chasing The Boy

You’re riding a horse. To the right of you is a cliff and in front of you is an elephant moving at the same pace and you can’t overtake it. To the left of you is a hippo running at the same speed and a lion is chasing you.

How do you get to safety?

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Get off the merry-go-round (the game where children sit on an animal and it goes round also known as Carousel in French).

The Two Guards

Two guards were on duty outside a barracks. One faced up the road to watch for anyone approaching from the North. The other looked down the road to see if anyone approached from the South.

Suddenly one of them said to the other, “Why are you smiling?”

How did he know his companion was smiling?

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They were facing each other. As to why his companion was smiling, the world may never know.