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Riddle:

I was born in the 18th century, yet still live on today. Appearing on TV when I have something to say. Called everything from "honest" to a dirty rotten "crook", I used to wear a wig, but have had several looks. I've always had a party, but never disturb the neighbors. I've been shot at many times - major stories for the papers. What am I?

Answer:

The Office of the President of the United States.

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Riddle:

What is bought by the yard and worn by the foot?

Answer:

Carpet.

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Riddle:

In 1990, a person is 15 years old. In 1995 that same person is 10 years old. How is this possible?

Answer:

The years are in B.C.

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Riddle:

About the size of a squash, He robs the whole village. What is it?

Answer:

A rat.

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Riddle:

A man goes to work at the same time each day and travels part of his journey facing forwards and the remainder facing backwards. When he returns at the end of his working day, he only faces forwards.

How can this be?

Answer:

He works in the engine room of a liner! To get to work, he walks along the decks from his cabin facing forwards, and down the ladders between decks facing backwards.  However, when he finishes, he only needs to face forwards to climb the ladders again and walk along the deck back to his cabin.

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Riddle:

Gazing up at the portrait hung over the fireplace in his drawing room his lordship remarked:

'Brothers and sisters I have none, but that man's father is my father's son.'

Who is in the Portrait?

Answer:

His son.

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Riddle:

How many times does the long hand of the clock pass the short hand between midnight one day and midnight the following day? As both hands are together at the starting time of midnight this does not count as a pass.

Answer:

21.

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Riddle:

'When Gwen is twice as old as Dean, Then I shall be just 17. But Gwendoline was 23 When Dean was twice as old as me.' Thats what Bill said.

So tell us then, How old he was when Dean was ten?

Answer:

Eight.

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Riddle:

1. Carnation, Peony, Tomato, Rose

2. North America, Australia, Asia, Canada

3. Dodgers, Cubs, Cowboys, Cardinals

4. Laugh, Giggle, Chuckle, Cry

5. Southeast, Southwest, Northeast, East

Answer:

1.  Tomato because the others are all flowers.

2. Canada because the others are all continents.

3. Could be Dodgers  because it starts with a D or could be Cowboys because the others are baseball teams.

4. Cry because the others are about happiness and being glad.

5. East because the others are intermediate directions.  

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Riddle:

Analogies are comparisons. Complete each analogy below. Here is an example: Ear is to hearing as eye is to?   Sight.

1. Cardinals is to St. Louis as Dodger is to?

2. A.M. is to before noon as P.M. is to?

3. Three is to triangle as 8 is to?

4. Tear is to tore as see is to?

5. Springfield is to Illinois as Austin is to?

Answer:

1. Los Angeles

2. Afternoon

3. Octagon

4. Saw

5. Texas

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