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Farmer Joe Was Cleaning Out Answer

Riddles are an ancient form of entertainment and education that dates back over 4,000 years ago.

They were first discovered in Cuneiform, which is the language of the Sumerians.

The oldest riddle is “The Riddle of the Sphinx”, which originates from Greek mythology.

The most famous riddle today is the “Why did the chicken cross the road?” riddle.

Riddles are great for kids because it stimulates their mind and keeps them occupied.

In pop culture, they are frequently mentioned in movies (e.g. The Riddler from Batman) and television series.

In this article, you’ll learn the answer to the “Farmer Joe was cleaning out his big old dusty farm shed” riddle/quiz and an explanation.


Farmer Joe was cleaning out his big old dusty farm shed

Farmer Joe was cleaning out his big old dusty farm shed.

He dragged out an old water container that was full of old dirty water that weighed 5 kilograms.

Joe put something in the container and then it weighed less.

What did he put in the container?



The container contains water and the only way for it to weigh less is if the water is drained.

Hence, a hole is needed to drain the water to make the container lighter.

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