Riddle: What two reasons why whispering in company is not proper?
Answer: It is not aloud (allowed).
Private earing (privateering) is unlawful.
Riddle: Why is there no danger of starving in a desert?
Answer: Because of the sand which is (sandwiches) under your feet.
Riddle: What's the difference between a penniless man and a feather bed?
Answer: One is hard up, while the other is soft down.
Riddle: When is a boat like a knife?
Answer: When it is a cutter.
Riddle: What biblical name is there which expresses a father calling his son by name, and his son replying?
Riddle: We are five little objects of an everyday sort. You will find us all in a tennis court. What are we?
Riddle: What river in Bavaria answers the question, Who is there?
Answer: I, ser.
Riddle: How is it that a person born in Massachusetts, whose parents were both born in Massachusetts, is not born a U.S. Citizen?
Answer: If he was born before 1783, then Massachusetts would still be a British colony.
Riddle: I give you a group of three. One is sitting down, and will never get up. The second eats as much as is given to him, yet is always hungry. The third goes away and never returns. What are the three things?
Answer: Stove, fire, and smoke.
Riddle: You do not want to have it, But when you do have it, You do not want to lose it. What is it?
Answer: A lawsuit.