Bilateral Thinking Puzzles

Q: A man pushed his car. He stopped when he reached a hotel at which point he knew he was bankrupt. Why?

A: The man is a travel agent. He had sold someone two tickets for an ocean voyage, one ticket round-trip and one ticket one-way.


This is another thing that seemed funnier a third of the way into writing it, from the Surrealist. 19th August 2005.