英语搞笑脑筋急转弯
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Q:What's the difference between a monkey and a flea?A: A monkey can have fleas, but a flea can't have monkeys. 猴子会和跳蚤有什么不同呢?你可能会直接的想到它们俩是一大一...


Q:What's the difference between a monkey and a flea?
A: A monkey can have fleas, but a flea can't have monkeys.
 
  猴子会和跳蚤有什么不同呢?你可能会直接的想到它们俩是一大一小。但除此之外呢,那就是猴子身上可以长跳蚤,而跳蚤身上却不能有猴子。这个答案很有意思吧?


Q: How can you most irritate a farmer?
A: By treading on his corn?

  如果你踩了农夫的玉米或是谷物,他肯定会生气的;而如果你踩了农夫脚底的鸡眼,他会更生气。Corn既可以表示“玉米/谷物”,也有“鸡眼”的意思。


Q: Which is the strongest creature in the world?
A: The snail. It carries its house on its back.

  因为snail(蜗牛)的后背上总是背着一所房子,所以说蜗牛是世界上最强壮的生物是不足为奇的。你说呢?
 

Q: What do people do in a clock factory?
A: They make faces all day.

  一看到make faces这个短语,你可千万别以为是在钟表厂工作的人整天都做鬼脸呀!因为除了这个意思以外,它还可以从字面上解释为制造钟面。
    

Q: How do you stop a sleepwalker from walking in his sleep?
A: Keep him awake.

    怎样才能不让梦游者(sleepwalker)梦游(walk in his sleep)呢?最简单的方法就是不让他睡觉。虽然这不是治疗方法,但如果让梦游者醒着呢,他的确就不会去梦游了。

1) ---- Who is closer to you, your mom or your dad ? (爸爸和妈妈谁和你更近?)?
       —— Mom is closer because dad is father.?
(2)---- What fruit is never found singly ? (什么水果永远不会是单个的?)?
      —— A pear.?
(3)---- Why are young men unwilling to date the daughter of the Fortunes ? (年轻人为什么不愿意和福琼家女儿约会?)?
     —— Because she is Miss Fortune.?

注: 以上脑筋急转弯泛采用了同音词(homonyms):
(1)“father”(父亲)与“farther”(更远)
(2)“pear”(梨)音同“pair”(一对),
(3)“Miss Fortune”音同“misfortune”(不幸)
?

(4)Why is an empty matchbox the best thing to have in the world ?(为什么空火柴盒是世界上最好的东西?)?
——Because it is matchless.?

(5)Why did little Tom put his brother's guitar in the refrigerator ?(小汤姆为什么把哥哥的吉他放在冰箱里?)?
——Because he enjoyed cool music.?

(6)What stays hot even if put it in a fridge?(什么东西即使放在冰箱里也热?)
? ——Pepper.?

注: 以上脑筋急转弯大量运用了双关语(puns):
(4)“matchless”既可理解为“没有火柴的”,又可理解为“举世无双的,无可匹敌的”;
(5)“cool”可表示“冷的、凉的”,也可指“棒、时髦、美妙的”;
(6)“hot”有两个意思:"热"、"辣"。?

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