Riddle: Why is a parish bell like a good story?
Answer: Because it is often tolled (told).
Riddle: I am not found on any ground,But always in the air; Though charged each cloud with thunder loud, You can not find me there. Now, if from France you choose to dance Your way just into Spain, I there am seen, and near the queen, In hail, in mist, and rain. What am I?
Answer: The letter I.
Riddle: Why is swearing like an old coat?
Answer: Because it is a bad habit.
Classic Riddles
Riddle: When young, I am sweet in the sun. When middle-aged, I make you gay. When old, I am valued more than ever. What am I?
Answer: Wine
Riddle: I have four of these, With matching extremities. They can do many things, And hardly ever bring me pain. Unless I stick them with a pin, Or burn them sometimes when... What is it that I can wiggle at will? And use in other means still?
Answer: Fingers.
Classic Riddles
Riddle: NASA was considering sending canaries into space to study them under zero gravity. The project was scrapped when someone realized that in spite of having sufficient water supplies, they could die of dehydration within a few hours. Why?
Answer: Birds, unlike humans, need gravity to swallow. Humans can swallow even while hanging upside down.
Riddle: Inside a burning house, this thing is best to make. And best to make it quickly, before the fire's too much to take! What is it?
Answer: Haste!
Classic Riddles
Riddle: Whether old Homer tippled wine or beer, Julep or cider, history is not clear; But plain it is-the bard, though want to roam, But for one liquid, never had left home. What is it?
Answer: The letter R.
Riddle: What animal would you get crossed a duck, a beaver, and an otter?
Answer: A platypus.
Riddle: I am the son of a chemist and a mathematician. People call me iron 59. What is my name?
Answer: Felix. Fe=iron LIX-59