**Mary has four daughters, and each of her daughters has a brother. How many children does Mary have?****Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?****Three doctors said that Bill was their brother. Bill says he has no brothers. How many brothers does Bill actually have?****Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?****The day before yesterday I was 21, and next year I will be 24. When is my birthday?****A little girl goes to the store and buys one dozen eggs. As she is going home, all but three break. How many eggs are left unbroken?****A man describes his daughters, saying, "They are all blonde, but two; all brunette but two; and all redheaded but two." How many daughters does he have?****If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?****A girl has as many brothers as sisters, but each brother has only half as many brothers as sisters. How many brothers and sisters are there in the family?****You measure my life in hours and I serve you by expiring. I'm quick when I am thin and slow when I am fat. The wind is my enemy**

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- Five—each daughter has the same brother.
- Neither—they both weigh a ton.
- None. He has three sisters.
- They are a grandfather, father and son.
- December 31; today is January 1.
- Three
- Three: A blonde, a brunette and a redhead
- You have two apples.
- Four sisters and three brothers
- A candle

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