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EOW: 04-15-2019

Riddle:

There is a dead man in the center of a field. He carried with him an unopened package. As he neared the center of the field, he knew he was going to die. How did he know he was going to die?

Answer:

The man's parachute did not open.

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Riddle:

One of the four words does not belong with the other three. Which word does not belong? What is it that the others have in common?


1. Green, yellow, red, blue


2. April, December, November, June


3. Cirrus, calculus, cumulus, stratus


4. Carrots, radishes, potatoes, cabbages


5. Fork, comb,rake, shovel

Answer:

1. Green. Yellow, red and blue are primary colors, green is not.

2. December. The other months have only 30 days.

3. Calculus. The others are cloud types.

4. Cabbage. The others are vegetables that grow underground.

5. Shovel. The others have prongs.

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EOW: 03-25-2019

Riddle:

I am a path situated between high natural masses. Remove my first letter & you have a path situated between man-made masses.


What am I?

Answer:

A Valley. 

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EOW: 03-18-2019

Riddle:

You can carry it everywhere you go, and it does not get heavy. What is it?

Answer:

Your name.

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EOW: 03-11-2019

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.

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EOW: 03-04-2019

Riddle:

Tom and his younger sister were fighting. Their mother was tired of the fighting and decided to punish them by making them stand on the same piece of newspaper in such a way that they couldn't touch each other. How did she accomplish this?

Answer:

Tom's mother slid a newspaper under a door, each sibling standing on each side.

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EOW: 02-25-2019

Riddle:

A petshop owner had a parrot with a sign on its cage that said "Parrot repeats everything it hears". Davey bought the parrot and for two weeks he spoke to it and it didn't say a word. He returned the parrot but the shopkeeper said he never lied about the parrot.


How can this be?

Answer:

The parrot was deaf.

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EOW: 02-18-2019

Riddle:

They have not flesh, nor feathers, nor scales, nor bone. Yet they have fingers and thumbs of their own. What are they?

Answer:

Gloves

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EOW: 02-11-2019

Riddle:

A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

Answer:

The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.

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EOW: 02-04-2019

Riddle:

Flat as a leaf, round as a ring; Has two eyes, can't see a thing.


What is it?

Answer:

A button.

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