Lateral Thinking Puzzles

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Below you’ll find a number of lateral thinking puzzles to help you think outside the box in writing and in life. These puzzles came to us as part of an email forward, and though we’ve done our research to discover where they came from, they seem to be unattributed.

Good luck and enjoy!

man
1. ———-
board

stand
2. ————
i

3. /r/e/a/d/i/n/g/

4.     r
road
a
d

5.  cycle
cycle
cycle

0
6.  —–
M.D.
Ph.D.

knee
7. light

ground
8.  ————
feet feet feet feet feet feet

9. he’s X himself

10. ecnalg

11. death ….. life

12. THINK

13. ababaaabbbbaaaabbbb ababaabbaaabbbb

Answers:

1) man overboard
2) I understand
3) reading between the lines
4) cross road
5) tricycle
6) two degrees below zero
7) neon light (knee – on – light)
8) six feet underground
9) he’s by himself
10) backward glance
11) life after death
12) think big
13) long time no ‘C’

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