Bilateral Thinking Puzzles

Q: A room is completely empty except for a dead man hanging from the middle of the central rafter, and a puddle on the floor. The man hanged himself. What happened?

A: The man had visited his wife in hospital. She was on a life-support machine. As he was walking down the stairs all the lights went out.


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