144+ Riddles With Answers Funny Clever To Make Laugh

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Blend a teapot shot so the pearlies won’t rot!

Toothpaste.

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Walk on the living, they don’t even mumble. Walk on the dead, they mutter and grumble

Fallen leaves.

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Today he is there to trip you up and he will torture you tomorrow.

Alcohol.

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The more you take the more you leave behind.

Steps.

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Oh how I love my dancing feet! They stay together – oh so neat. And when I want to walk a line, They all stay together and do double time. I count them up, ten times or more, And race on-off, across the floor.

A centipede.

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What heavy seven letter word can you take two away from and be left with eight?

Weights.

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You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?

An onion.

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Ne’er the same, In multitude you see me. You love me, you hate me, What am I? What am I?

Snowflakes

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Shorter than my four siblings, but easily the strongest, Sometimes I wear a funny hat.

A thumb.

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I have joy in bringing two together, but darning my existence! My life hangs by a thread, filled with ups, downs and resistance!

A sewing machine.

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What has ten letters and starts with gas?

An automobile.

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Looks like water, but it’s heat. Sits on sand, lays on concrete. People have been known, To follow it everywhere. But it gets them no place, And all they can do is stare.

A mirage.

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Flour of England, fruit of Spain, Met together in a shower of rain; Put in a bag tied round with a string, If you’ll tell me this riddle, I’ll give you a ring.

Plum pudding.

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What is it something that you always have but you always leave behind?

Finger prints.

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In my place, I am the figure of authority. I housed evil unknowingly. I gave it away to instruction which soon led to the world’s destruction. What is my last name?

Cole.

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Wednesday, Tom and Joe went to a restaurant and ate dinner. When they were done they paid for the food and left. But Tom and Joe didn’t pay for the food. Who did?

Their friend Wednesday.

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What does an old tan broken down house wear outside?

A tan coat.

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Everyone has it. Those who have it least don’t know that they have it. Those who have it most wish they had less of it, But not too little or none at all.

Age.

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Hickory-Dickory-Dock! The mouse ran up the clock. The clock struck one, And down did come. Hickory-Dickory-Dock! What am I?

A guillotine.

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What goes through a door but never goes in and never comes out?

A keyhole.

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On the wall, in the air, You just want me out of your hair, Try to catch me, but you cannot, For my vision is thousand fold. What am I?

Fly.

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Iron roof, glass walls, burns and burns and never falls.

A lantern.

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We hurt without moving. We poison without touching. We bear the truth and the lies. We are not to be judged by our size. What are we?

Words.

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I can bring tears to your eyes; resurrect the dead, make you smile, and reverse time. I form in an instant but I last a lifetime. What am I?

A memory.

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Slayer of regrets, old and new, sought by many, found by few.

Redemption.

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You use me for multiple reasons, I am many colored, and many shaped. I may or may not also tell you your sexual preference. What am I?

Scarf.

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I build up castles. I tear down mountains. I make some men blind, I help others to see. What am I?

Sand.

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All day long it’s in and out. I discharge loads from my shaft. Both men and women go down on me. What am I?

An elevator.

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Two birds, trying to balance in one twig.

Earrings.

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Thousands lay up gold within this house, But no man made it. Spears past counting guard this house, But no man wards it. Show Answer

Beehive.

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I have one eye, See near and far, I hold the moments you treasure, And the things that make you weep.

A camera.

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When it was young, it had a tail. When it grew up, it had knees.

Frog.

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You’ll have me at night and if you remove the first letter I denote the top, such as on a train.

Supper.

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Kills the bad ones and the sad ones. Tightens to fit, so one size fits.

A noose.

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Big Square Bag of Mr. Jacob, to use it, you have to turn it upside down.

Mosquito Net.

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Stars awash in a sheen of light, It calls out loud in vile delight. Listeners endure in fright. Vicious brute that reigns at night, Evil whelped of heinous bite, Renewed by wax, it regains might. A leading way to slay the beast, Get the hidden weapon thus released. What is this describing?

A werewolf.

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What can you throw but not catch?

A party.

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What does a turkey do when he flies upside down?

He gobbles up.

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What goes in the water red, and comes out black?

Iron.

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What’s as small as a mouse but guards a house like a lion?

A lock.

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If a chicken says, all chickens are liars is the chicken telling the truth?

Chickens cannot talk.

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Fear of what I would become haunted my blood. Both can be seen as a curse Though one is much much worse. It was the luck of the draw, you can say, That I came out this way. So, I guess, with my changing physique, I can be seen as quite unique. Who am I?

Teddy lupin.

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Begotten, and Born, and dying with Noise, The Terror of Women, and Pleasure of Boys, Like the Fiction of Poets concerning the Wind, I’m chiefly unruly, when strongest confined.

A cannon.

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Sharp and long, flag of the world.

Tower.

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What is something to everybody and nothing to everyone else?

Your mind.

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What has a foot but no leg?

A ruler.

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You can’t see, you can’t touch, and yet you were fascinated by me.

Cologne.

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Within, I clean all that is bad and is old. I make juice that’s the color of gold. Should I die, a filter machine would you need assembled to replace me and beans I resemble.

Kidney.

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I am a seed, three letters in the name, Take away two and I sound quite the same. What am I?

Pea.

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What is never used unless it’s in a tight place?

A cork.

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Thirty white horses on a red hill, First they champ, Then they stamp, Then they stand still.

Teeth.

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I can turn into a car, building or even a robot. I’m man made and my siblings and I outnumber you sixty-two to one. My name means, Play well in my creator’s native tongue. What am I?

Legos.

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What has feet and legs and nothing else?

Stockings.

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The virgin gave birth to a child and threw away the blanket.

Banana.

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You can only have it once you have given it.

Respect.

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Many have heard me, but nobody has seen me, and I will not speak back until spoken to. What am I?

An echo.

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Although my cow is dead, I still beat her. What a racket she makes!

A drum.

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What asks but never answers?

An owl.

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I went to the woods and got it, when I got it didn’t want it, looked for it, couldn’t find it so I took it home.

Splinter.

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What always ends everything?

The letter g.

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What goes “oh oh oh”?

Santa walking backwards!

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A dad and his four boys stand in line. All crowned, they toil in darkness. Another family they see, two birds of a feather. All of them together clad in leather.

A foot.

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I’m a gift that you’ll hate. I’m tough to create. With my emblem, you’ll be distinguished As a clan of blood-pride extinguished.

Weasley Sweater.

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What falls but never breaks and breaks but never falls?

Night and Day.

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I start at the finish and finish on the start. How?

I turned around.

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I’m so simple I only point, Yet I guide people all over the world. What am I?

A compass.

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Armless, legless, I crawl around when I’m young. Then the time of changing sleep will come. I will awake like a newborn, flying beast, ’till then on the remains of the dead I feast.

Maggot.

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I am used for many things like war and destruction, yet also in speech. What am I?

Emotions.

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I sit in parliament. You’ll only see me at night… What am I?

An owl.

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A tree with 5 branches, no leaves and no fruits.

An arm.

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My step is slow, the snow’s my breath I give the ground, a grinding death My marching makes an end of me Slain by sun or drowned in sea.

A Glacier.

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I am one of many, You forget I’m here, but I’m just below. Without me, you’d surely topple, Go ahead, what am I?

Toes.

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I go in dry and come out wet, The longer I’m in, the stronger I get. What am I?

Tea bag.

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What’s the difference between a well-dressed man on a bicycle and a poorly-dressed man on a tricycle?

A tire.

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I am born in fear, raised in truth, And I come to my own in deed. When comes a time that I’m called forth, I come to serve the cause of need.

Courage.

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With pointed fangs it sits in wait, With piercing force it doles out fate, Over bloodless victims proclaiming its might, Eternally joining in a single bite What is it?

A stapler.

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What is all over a house?

Roof.

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Name any word that becomes shorter even when you add 2 more letters to it?

Shorter.

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Forever trapped, I have no choice, It is the curse of this life, Just for others like me, Though, if you wander across a kind soul, You may receive a special gift Which will set you free What am I?

House elf.

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I saw a man in white, he looked quite a sight. He was not old, but he stood in the cold. And when he felt the sun, he started to run. Who could he be? Please answer me.

A snowman.

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My first is in wield, sever bones and marrow. My second is in blade, forged in cold steel. My third is in arbalest, and also in arrows. My fourth is in power, plunged through a shield. My fifth is in honor, and also in vows My last will put an end to it all.

Weapon.

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Not born, but from a Mother’s body drawn, I hang until half of me is gone. I sleep in a cave until I grow old, then valued for my hardened gold. What am I?

Cheese.

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The captain took a bath without his belly getting wet.

Canoe.

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What kind of room doesn’t have physical walls?

A chat room.

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I have no life, but I can die, what am I?

A battery.

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April showers bring May flowers. What do May flowers bring?

Pilgrims.

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Break it and it is better, immediately set and harder to break again.

A record.

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If you have me, you want to tell me. If you tell me, you don’t have me.

Secret.

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Born of sorrow, grows with age, You need a lot to be a sage. What is it?

Wisdom.

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There are two meanings to me. With one I may need to be broken, with the other I hold on. My favorite characteristic is my charming dimple. What am I?

A tie.

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You can easily touch me, but not see me. You can throw me out, but not away. What am I?

Your back.

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If you live in an 11-floor house and everything is green, the house, blender, toilet, elevator, ribbon, couch, computer, plates, food! You get to the 6th floor and there are no more stairs how did you get to the 11th floor?

The green elevator.

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To unravel me, you need a key. No key that was made by locksmith’s hand, but a key that only I will understand. What am I?

A cipher.

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As beautiful as the setting sun, As delicate as the morning dew; An angel’s dusting from the stars, That can turn the Earth into a frosted moon. What am I?

Snow.

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There is a word in the English language in which the first two letters signify a male, the first three letters signify a female, the first four signify a great man, and the whole word, a great woman. What is the word?

Heroine.

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The shorter I am, the bigger I am. What am I?

Temper.

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Air that is expelled orally.

Burp.

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I am made from an animal, Although you nickname me after a different one. You can’t eat me; you can only hold me, And once a year a festival is erected in my honor. What am I? I am made from an animal,

Football.

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The sun bakes them, the hand breaks them, the foot treads on them, and the mouth tastes them. What are they?

Grapes.

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What is a Mummy’s favorite type of music?

Wrap.

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I can sizzle like bacon, I am made with an egg, I have plenty of backbone, but lack a good leg. I peel layers like onions, but still remain whole. I can be long like a flagpole, yet fit in a hole. What am I?

A snake.

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I’m lighter than air but a million men can’t lift me. What am I?

A bubble.

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The sharp slim blade, that cuts the wind. What is it?

A grass.

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What do thief’s get for stealing calendars?

months.

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Until I am measured, I am not known. Yet how you miss me when I have flown. What am I?

Time.

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What has a coat? Hugs you not in sympathy? Whose smile you’d rather not see? Whose stance is a terrible thing to see? Who is it that brave men run away from? Whose fingers are clawed? Whose sleep lasts for months? And who’s company we shunt?

A bear.

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A woman who lives in New York legally married three men. She didn’t get divorce, get an annulment or legally separated. How is this possible?

She’s a minister.

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I cut through evil Like a double edged sword, And chaos flees at my approach. Balance I single-handedly upraise, Through battles fought with heart and mind, Instead of with my gaze. What am I?

Justice.

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What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

A stamp.

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I defend without weapons, stand without legs, wound without force, and am harder to fight than to kill. What am I?

A wall.

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I have a leg but I do not move, A face but no expression, Be it wind or rain I stay outside. What am I?

Scarecrow.

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Which side of a cat has the most fur?

The outside.

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What kind of room has no doors or windows?

Mushroom.

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I have a hundred legs but cannot stand, a long neck but no head; I eat the maid’s life. What am I?

A broom.

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The word CANDY can be spelled using just 2 letters. Can you figure out how?

C and Y.

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You may always chase me but you are always about 3 miles away. What am I?

The horizon.

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I look flat, but I am deep, Hidden realms I shelter. Lives I take, but food I offer. At times I am beautiful. I can be calm, angry and turbulent. I have no heart, but offer pleasure as well as death. No man can own me, yet I encompass what all men must have.

Ocean.

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Many shapes, many sizes. Can’t be seen, only felt. I bring pain, I bring joy, I bring laughter, I bring happiness. I can tear the mightiest from their thrones, and those who have me are rich. What am I?

Love.

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They can be harbored, but few hold water, You can nurse them, but only by holding them against someone else, You can carry them, but not with your arms, You can bury them, but not in the earth.

A grudge.

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Anna brings her; she brings Anna, with her wherever she goes.

Slipper.

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I bind it and it walks. I loose it and it stops.

A sandal.

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It has a long neck, A name of a bird, Feeds on cargo of ships, It’s not alive,

Crane.

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Downward grows the root. Outward grows the skin. Upward grows the shoot. What way blows the wind?

Wayward.

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What loses its head every morning only to get it back every night?

A pillow.

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I have 10 fingers and 10 toes, I have 2 eyes a mouth and nose, I’ll always be beside you through thick and thin, Not through body, but through my spirit within. What am I?

I’m a friend.

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I have a tongue, but cannot speak. I have a bed but cannot sleep. I have four legs but cannot walk. Yet I move as you do. What am I?

A wagon.

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I fall with the waves, rise with the tide, and drift with the current alongside. What am I?

Plankton.

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The strangest creature you’ll ever find: Two eyes in front and many many more behind.

A peacock.

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Two children are born on the same day from the same mother but they are not twins. How is that possible?

They are triplets.

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Tall when seated, short when standing.

Dog.

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When my first is a task to a young girl of spirit, And my second confines her to finish the piece, How hard is her fate! But how great is her merit If by taking my whole she effects her release!

Hem-lock.

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I bubble and laugh And spit water in your face. I am no lady, And I don’t wear lace.

A fountain.

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When I point up it’s bright, but when I point down it’s dark. What am I?

A light switch.

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A hundred brothers lie next to each other; Each white and fine – they’ve only one spine. I am the tongue that lies between two. Remove me to gather their wisdom to you.

A bookmark

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What has to be broken before you can use it?

An egg.

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I can be dropped from the tallest of buildings and survive, but drop me from the smallest ship and I won’t. What am I?

Piece of paper.

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Handy when you need to measure something or run a kingdom.

Ruler.

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I have four wings, but cannot fly, I never laugh and never cry; on the same spot I’m always found, toiling away with little sound. What am I?

A windmill.

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With my pair I should be, But I am usually alone you see, For a monster always eats me. Do you know what I must be?

Socks.

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What flies around all day but never goes anywhere?

A flag.

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Patch upon patch, without any stitches, if you tell me this riddle, I’ll give you my breeches.

A cabbage.

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In spring I look gay, Covered in a green array, The warmer it gets the more clothing I wear, As the cold grows, I throw away my clothes.

A tree.

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If your life is cut short, I am not the one to blame. You signed up, and your death was not my aim. Enter our doors; there is so much to see, We just happen to hold the key, To adventure abound And fun to be found Step in our door And see what is in store. What am I?

Terror tours.

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If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea what will it become?

Wet.

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I can run but never walk. Wherever I go, thoughts are close behind me. What am I?

Nose.

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What seven-letter word becomes longer when the third letter is removed?

Lounger.

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Steals an event or even a mood. Reveals the truth or shatters it.

A camera.

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I build bridges of silver and crowns of gold. Who am I?

A dentist.

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I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest man can’t hold me for more than 5 minutes. What am I?

Breath.

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My thunder comes before my lightning. My lightning comes before my rain. And my rain dries all the ground it touches. What am I?

A volcano.

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