Bilateral Thinking Puzzles

Q: A man walks into a bar and asks the barman for a glass of water. The barman pulls out a gun and points it at the man. The man says 'thank you' and walks out. What happened?

A: The man was listening to a radio programme where the DJ calls a listener and asks them a question for a prize. They announce the name of the listener they are calling - it is the man's wife, yet another man (her lover) answered the phone.


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