The barber

The only barber in my town like foreigners to go into his shop. Last week, he was telling me, “The truth is that I’d rather give two foreigners haircuts than to give a haircut to one person in town.” What was the logic behind this?

Click here for the solution

Because he earns double by giving a haircut to two foreigners instead of to only one person in town.

more riddles

Who was it?

A rich man named Stuart Laidlaw had been counting his money. When he finished, he accidentally left a $1000.00 bill on his desk but when he returned for it a short while later, it was gone. Only two other persons could have seen the bill. One was the cook; the other...

read more

How old is Mike?

David and Mike are brothers. David is 33 years old today. This is three times as old as Mike was when David was the age that Mike is today.How old is Mike?Mike is 22 years old.more riddlesDonec rutrum congue leo eget...

read more

How many – how much?

The engineering department was arranging for a rather expensive catered lunch to bid farewell to their retiring colleague. They calculated that it would cost each person $30. One good mathematician remarked, "It's lucky that there aren't five fewer of us to split the...

read more

Reflections

The letters on the glass doors of a beauty parlor read correctly when viewed from the street. How would this lettering appear when seen in a mirror in the parlor, which reflects it from a mirror, which reflects it from another mirror?The lettering would appear...

read more