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M Wilcox wrote:Why do many minerals like to wear low-cut blouses?  


To show off it's cleavage?



Right!
 
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What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?
 
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Why does sandstone always cry at sad movies?



Because it's always been sedimentary that way?

The official answer is "sedimental" but yours is close enough
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?



A promise?
 
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M Wilcox wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:

Why does sandstone always cry at sad movies?



Because it's always been sedimentary that way?



The official answer is "sedimental" but yours is close enough
Ah....that's much better!
 
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M Wilcox wrote: It's obvious all minerals are drug addicts because...



they're so stoned.
 
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M Wilcox wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?



A promise?



Correct!
 
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Silas- ‘It's Halloween and he is dressed as a ghost?’



Nope! Keep trying! 😁
 
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Bihai Il wrote:

M Wilcox wrote: It's obvious all minerals are drug addicts because...



they're so stoned.



Nope, that answer is too obvious. Try again.
 
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I’ll add an easier one:

You dispose of the outside, cook the inside, eat the outside, dispose of the inside.
 
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Julie Reed wrote:I’ll add an easier one:

You dispose of the outside, cook the inside, eat the outside, dispose of the inside.


Corn on the cob?
 
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You got it!
 
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This one is a little different, it actually came from a crossword puzzle-

The use of me is decreasing, but that doesn’t mean I’m used any less.
 
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Julie Reed wrote:This one is a little different, it actually came from a crossword puzzle-

The use of me is decreasing, but that doesn’t mean I’m used any less.


Subtraction?
 
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Greg-
No... it’s an actual product, not abstract.
I do like your answer though!
 
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Julie Reed wrote:Greg-
No... it’s an actual product, not abstract.
I do like your answer though!


Shrinky dinks?
 
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Julie Reed wrote:A man on foot is headed home, but as he gets close, he encounters a man with a mask and feels trapped. He wants to turn and run the other way, but he can’t. Even though several other people are close by, none of them can help him. Why not?



This one is driving me insane! Julie, I need a hint!
 
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Lorinne wrote:  This one is driving me insane! Julie, I need a hint!



It’s always been a favorite of mine! Okay, a hint- the man on his way home is wearing a uniform. (I know, maddening hint! Lol)
 
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Sorry Greg, still no. Remember, it came from a crossword puzzle, where words are used in clever ways...
 
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The use of me is decreasing, but that doesn’t mean I’m used any less.


A clothes iron?
 
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YESSSS!!! You got it Heather!
 
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Julie Reed wrote:A man on foot is headed home, but as he gets close, he encounters a man with a mask and feels trapped. He wants to turn and run the other way, but he can’t. Even though several other people are close by, none of them can help him. Why not?



GRrrrrrrr, okay, they can't help him cause he is a cop or, social distancing???

 
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Julie Reed wrote:A man on foot is headed home, but as he gets close, he encounters a man with a mask and feels trapped. He wants to turn and run the other way, but he can’t. Even though several other people are close by, none of them can help him. Why not?



Can't be more than two of them on his team. Why can't he go back to third? According to Abbot and Costello, "I don't know".
 
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T Melville,
Bingo!
 
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A man lives on a small house with 4 walls....

Answer is Santa Claus. He lives at the North Pole.
 
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April Carlson wrote:A man lives on a small house with 4 walls....

Answer is Santa Claus. He lives at the North Pole.



Correct, but not first. Silas Rempel answered first, but welcome to permies!
 
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Walk on the living, they don’t even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble. What are they?
 
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Greg Martin wrote: Walk on the living, they don’t even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble. What are they?



Leaves?
 
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Greg Martin wrote: Walk on the living, they don’t even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble. What are they?



Leaves?


Yes!
 
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The man who makes it has no use for it. The man who buys it has no use for it. The man who uses it doesn’t know it.
 
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Julie Reed wrote:The man who makes it has no use for it. The man who buys it has no use for it. The man who uses it doesn’t know it.



A coffin?


source
 
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What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?
 
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Good job Anne!
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?



Silence?
 
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Anne Miller wrote: What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?



Silence?
 
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Megan Palmer wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?



Silence?



That's it!
 
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Julie Reed wrote:A man on foot is headed home, but as he gets close, he encounters a man with a mask and feels trapped. He wants to turn and run the other way, but he can’t. Even though several other people are close by, none of them can help him. Why not?



He’s playing baseball?
 
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What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?
 
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Bihai Il wrote:What is seen in the middle of March and April that can’t be seen at the beginning or end of either month?


r
 
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I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I?
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