A Confusing Riddle With A Tricky Answer: Who Is The Doctor?

May 17, 2019

Are you an expert at solving complicated riddles in record time? Then you should give this one a shot.

Riddles are a favorite pastime for many people. They are fun, entertaining and, in many cases, the answers can be quite hilarious, too. Another great thing about them is that they are easy to share. So if you're looking for a perfect icebreaker in social situations, you might want to give riddles a try.

All you need to do is walk up to someone and ask them the riddle. Not a lot of people can resist figuring out the answer to questions like this, so you're almost guaranteed to get a positive response.

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In addition, when it comes to brain-boosting activities, riddles are the way to go. Rather than allow your kids to zone out on video games, how about encouraging them to push their mental abilities by giving them riddles to solve from time to time?

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Really, we don't see a downside to riddles, except, of course, that it can sometimes take you a while to find the answer. Some are just harder than others. Speaking of which, is the one above proving to be too difficult?

The best way to solve riddles is to think about all its possible answers and figure out which is more probable. In the end, you make a guess and then you find out if you were right.

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So do you have an idea what the answer could be? Great! Now let's find out if you were correct.

Get it? The first thing that pops into people's minds when they hear the word 'doctor' is that they must be male. But obviously, in this case, we're referring to a female doctor who's, in fact, the boy's mother and not his father.

If you answered correctly, good for you! We hope you had fun with it. Now go out there and share this riddle with friends, family or even a stranger.

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