Question: A man built his house above a river between two trees. He attaches his house to the middle of the two tree's trunks. He does this because the river rises by 2 inches each years, but the trees grow 1 inch each year. If his house is 4 inches above the river how long will it take for water to hit his house?
Answer: 2 years, his house won't go up at all because trees grow from the top, not the bottom.
Question: A wise person was once sentenced to death by a king. The king couldn't decide how to execute him so he said to the wise person, you can say anything you want, if it is true, I will hang you, if it is not true I will shoot you. In the end the king released the wise man. What did the wise man say?
Answer: You will definitely shoot me.