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April, May and ?

Trick brain teasers appear difficult at first, but they have a trick that makes them really easy.

 

Puzzle ID:#933
Fun:*** (2.7)
Difficulty:* (0.63)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:Michelle***

 

 

 



Johnny's mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child's name?


Answer

It has to be Johnny. He's the third child!
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Comments

Fatlingon
May 02, 2002

The best one on the site IMO.
bmotts*
Aug 22, 2002

I prefered my version. Nicole's mother had 7 kids : Do, re, mi, fa, sol, la and Nicole
dsquared*nz*
Sep 23, 2002

Nice one Michelle, liked it.
ironmaiden980*
Feb 01, 2003

I have also heard this one before, but as "Tom's mom has four kids; Nickel, Dime, Quarter, and what is the fourth?"
samileo
May 06, 2004

Well my one is the very best: Davids father had 3 son's. Snap, crackle and who?
trojan_luvr
Sep 05, 2004

ive heard similar, but its still pretty cool
brules370**
Dec 28, 2005

It's a classic!
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Feb 07, 2006

This was the coolest!! Thanks for the fun teaser
MadDog72**
Mar 19, 2006

This is about as original as a link to a scanned photo of a countefeit dollar.
Smart_AlexAph*
Apr 26, 2006

Ooh, I read it wrong. I like this one a lot.
bpkeller*
Jun 07, 2006

That was EASY!!!!
junebug22*us
Jul 21, 2006

You did not get me on this one Michelle. Maybe next time!
But it was very fun! Thanks!
Stormcrafter*au*
Nov 15, 2006

So THIS is that one I couldn't find

I scoured the site three times over for a teaser like this when I was submitting my Isabelle version - now I know why it was called a dupe
elu93Aus*
Dec 24, 2006

lol, that never gets old!
LeafFan4life*
Mar 07, 2007

lol this always gets young
FatHeadAus*
Mar 31, 2007

I've heard this before. "Stu's mother had four children, Eenie, Meanie, and Miney. What was the fourth child's name?"

Easy but great.
coltonr1Aus*
Apr 09, 2007

This one was fun!



~Coltonr1~
niveknedarbus
Feb 08, 2008

saw this as a bar trick
johnny's mother works in a bank
she has three kids. 1st childs name is (place coin) penny. second childs name is (place coin) nickel-as whats the third childs name? You'ld be surprised how many times you can go through it without anyone getting it.
kwelchansAus*
Jul 15, 2008

The version I heard was:

Mary's parents had 5 daughters: Nana, Nene, Nini, and Nono. What is the 5th daughter's name?
KarateGirl098Aus*
Sep 20, 2008

Too easy. Partly because I had heard another version before...
RhythmicAus*
Jan 19, 2012

Pretty easy, but really cute!
FatHeadAus*
Mar 07, 2016

What's amazing is how many of these "trick" teasers don't fit the category description perfectly. Instead, we have some that are jokes, and some, like this one, that are not hard at first, then easy with the trick, but easy at first, until you realize you have the WRONG answer.

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