What is it no man wants to have but no man wants to lose?
Hmm. A sixth finger on his hand? A bit out there... a prosthetic, like a hearing aid, wooden leg, or glass eye? A fight to the death? One, and only one, appeal to a death sentence? I think there're lots of answers.
There are three men in a boat with four cigarettes and no matches. How do they manage to smoke?
If one had a cigarette already lit, they could light off of it. Alternatively, they were struck by lightning and all caught on fire.
What has four fingers and a thumb?
A person with one hand? A hand with a missing digit, because the thumb is
a finger? Something hand-shaped, like a glove or a wooden hand?
The man who builds it doesn't need it, the man who buys it doesn't use it, the man who uses it doesn't want it. What is it?
Heard this one.
Why is a Raven like a writing desk?
Lewis Carroll never gave an answer, but there are a few good ones.
I can travel around the entire world; all while staying in one corner. What am I?
Heard this one; my initial answer, "A person who is in a perpetual coma, sleeps in a corner bed, and is highly imaginative" was deemed too morbid.
Another of mine:Errors we'll own to, if we're wise;
What Gollum runs for exercise.
(Hint: one word, six letters.)