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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser is tough and was initially shared late last year on NPR’s program, Sunday Puzzle, by Wesley Davis of Black Mountain, N.C. .

This week’s brain teaser: Name an animal and spell it backward. Now name a variety of meat and insert it inside the animal’s name that you’ve spelled backward. A common word will be revealed. What is it?

If you need a hint hit me up.

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BosGuy brain teaser

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Each Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers later in the day so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: What moves faster, heat or cold? Be sure to explain why and remember this is a riddle – not a 7th grade science exam.

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BosGuy brain teaser

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Each Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain.  If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s riddle: A blind beggar had a brother who died. What relation was the blind beggar to the brother who died? BTW, “Brother” is not the answer.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. I recognize that since this morning is actually Christmas Day many of you will be blissfully out of your daily routine to enjoy the holiday or at a minimum – enjoy not having to be working. This riddle isn’t a particularly difficult, but I like to post this each December around the Christmas holiday.

This week’s brain teaser:  What is every parent’s favorite Christmas carol?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser was shared by Harry Hillson from NJ who submitted this to NPR’s Sunday Puzzle earlier this year.

This week’s brain teaser: Think of an 8-letter, 3-syllable word for something we all crave (and hope 2021 will bring). It consists of three consecutive men’s nicknames. What is the word and the names?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser was shared by Joe Young, of St. Cloud, Minn who submitted this to NPR’s Sunday Puzzle earlier this year.

This week’s brain teaser: This is a famous person in history. The letters of the last name can be rearranged to name a popular game. And the letters in the first name can be rearranged to name an action in this game. Who is this famous person?

If you need a hint hit me up.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser was shared by Neville Fogarty from Newport News, VA who submitted this to NPR’s Sunday Puzzle. It’s tricky but you can do it.

This week’s brain teaser:  This well-known two word city (5 letters in the first word and 3 letters in the second) in the United States becomes the name of a popular 90s rock group if you change the first letter of the second word. Can you name the rock group?

HINT: This city is in a state that President Trump contested.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser was shared by Neville Fogarty from Newport News, VA who submitted this to NPR’s Sunday Puzzle. It’s tricky but you can do it.

This week’s brain teaser: What common seven-letter verb is made up of three consecutive musical notes in order?

If you need a hint, email me at bosguymail@gmail.com

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: What has no arms but can knock, and when it does you should answer?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser was shared by Patrick Berry, of Jasper, AL who submitted this to NPR’s Sunday Puzzle. It’s tricky but you can do it.

This week’s brain teaser: There is a seven letter Northern European city that if you remove its third letter, you’ll get a two-word phrase describing what you must do to win a race. If instead you remove the fourth letter, you’ll get a two-word phrase describing what you can’t do to win a race. What’s the city?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: You can see me in water, but I never get wet. What am I?

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: The name of this famous person has the initials M.C. Using only the first initial and all of the letters in the last name is an anagram for the person’s field of renown. Who is the person and what is the word?

Here’s a hint: The initials are from a well known British actor who has been in film since the 1960s

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: Using the name of a certain fruit — in the plural. Change the second letter to an L and read the result backward. You’ll name two things you can drink. Name the fruit and drinks.

Here’s a hint it is a very popular fruit with Millennials.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser: What word has 8-letters, three syllables and contains the letter “I” in each syllable — but doesn’t contain a single “I” sound?

Here’s a hint the answer is not a plural and is something many enjoy.

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BosGuy brain teaser

riddle, exercise for your brainEach Friday morning I post a riddle to get you to think outside the box and exercise your brain. If you are stumped, share it with a friend or colleague and see if you can figure out the answer together.

I’ll confirm answers in the afternoon so don’t worry if you don’t see your comment posted right away. I want to give everyone a chance to guess.

This week’s brain teaser:With pointed fangs I sit and wait; with piercing force I crunch out fate; grabbing victims, proclaiming might; physically joining with a single bite. What am I?

Like riddles? Check out past week’s brain teasers.