Riddle: There's a body lying dead on a bed, and on the floor beside it is a pair of scissors. The scissors were instrumental in his death, yet there's no trace of blood. The body reveals no signs of any cuts or bruises. How could the person have been murdered with the pair of scissors?
Answer: The person slept on a waterbed. His killer used the scissors to cut the bed open and drown him.
Riddle: A dagger thrust at my own heart, Dictates the way I'm swayed. Left I stand, and right I yield, To the twisting of the blade. What am I?
Answer: A Lock.
A dagger thrust at my own heart, Dictates the way I'm swayed. Left I stand, and right I yield, To the twisting of the blade. What am I? Riddle Meme.
Riddle: My first is a part of the day, My last a conductor of light, My whole to take measure of time, Is useful by day and by night. What am I?
Answer: An Hour-glass.
Riddle: Why should doctors attend to window-sashes?
Answer: Because they have so many panes (pains).
Riddle: In camps about the centre I appear; In smiling meadows seen throughout the year; The silent angler views me in the streams, And all must trace me in their morning dreams, First in the mob conspicuous I stand, Proud of the lead, and ever in command. What am I?
Answer: The letter M.
In camps about the centre I appear;
In smiling meadows seen throughout the year;
The silent angler views me in the streams,
And all must trace me in their morning dreams,
First in the mob conspicuous I stand,
Proud of the lead, and ever in command.
What am I? Riddle Meme.
Riddle: Name a five letter word which has three consonants all the same and two different vowels. Every now and then you see this while running a Windows 95/98 on your PC. What is it?
Answer: Error!
Riddle: Why is France like a skeleton?
Answer: Because only the bony part is left. This is a play on words referring to Napoleon Bonaparte who played a key role in the 1789 French Revolution and was the first Emporer of France from 1804-15.
Riddle: If a fender cost six dollars, what will a ton of coal come to?
Answer: To ashes.
Riddle: Why is green grass like a mouse?
Answer: Green grass is like a mouse, because the cattle eat it (cat’ll eat it).
Riddle: As I went across the bridge, I met a man with a load of wood which was neither straight nor crooked. What kind of wood was it?
Answer: Sawdust.