Bilateral Thinking Puzzles

Q: A man was walking downstairs in a building when he suddenly realized that his wife had just died. How?

A: He had been outside in a storm and had been thoroughly soaked, and had come inside to warm himself by the fire. He was wearing a leather collar, and as the collar dried, it shrank, strangling him.


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