are two species of road runner, both native to Central
America. They are poor flyers, but — as the name
suggests — good
runners, attaining sprint speeds of up to 25 kph
(15 mph). Although they
are ?'s, road runners do not lay eggs in other
a clue in the question.
When the little
girl everyone knows as Little Red
Riding-Hood first appeared in English, in a
translation of a story by
Charles Perrault, she was given a more conventional
name to go along
with her famous nickname.
Can anyone tell me
what her name was ?
Here is a
clue, in the Uk and other places an old hen is
called by this name.
In some versions of the story,
Biddy survives, but her grandmother is devoured by
the wolf; in
others, even the grandmother escapes. Perrault’s
however, has both of them eaten, and no adverse
consequences for the
wolf — except, one supposes, a
Sorry children but it wasn't till
much later that the woodman was created and cut
open the wolf.
SILLY JOKES FROM THE COMIC RELIEF
antennas met on a roof, fell in love and got
married. The ceremony wasn't much, but the
reception was excellent.
set of jump leads walk into a bar. The bartender
says, 'I'll serve you, but don't start anything.'
Two peanuts walk into a bar, and one was a salted.
4. A man
woke up in a hospital after a serious accident. He
'Doctor, doctor, I can't feel my legs !' The doctor
replied, 'I know you
can't - I've cut off your arms !'
Two cannibals are eating a clown.
One says to the other: 'Does this taste funny to
I can't stop singing 'The Green, Green Grass of
sounds like Tom Jones Syndrome.' 'Is it common ?'
'Well, It's Not
7. An invisible man marries an
invisible woman. The kids were nothing to look at
I went to buy some camouflage
trousers the other day, but I couldn't find any.
do you call a fish with no eyes ? A
10.Two fish swim into a concrete
wall. One turns to the other and says, 'Dam !'
Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak
were a bit cold, so they lit a fire
in the craft. It sank, proving once again that you
can't have your kayak
and heat it too.