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EOW: 11-12-2018

Riddle:

A cloud was my mother, the wind is my father, my son is the cool stream, and my daughter is the fruit of the land. A rainbow is my bed, the earth my final resting place, and I'm the torment of man. Who Am I?

Answer:

Rain.

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EOW: 11-05-2018

Riddle:

There is a common English word that is nine letters long. Each time you remove a letter from it, it still remains an English word - from nine letters right down to a single letter. What is the original word, and what are the words that it becomes after removing one letter at a time?

Answer:

The base word is Startling - starting - staring - string - sting - sing - sin - in - I

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EOW: 10-29-2018

Riddle:

They fill me up and you empty me, almost everyday;


if you raise my arm, I work the opposite way.


What am I?

Answer:

A mailbox.

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EOW: 10-22-2018

Riddle:

Even if they are starving, natives living in the Arctic will never eat a penguin's egg.


Why not?

Answer:

Penguins only live in Antartica.

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EOW: 10-15-2018

Riddle:

One is to three as three is to five and five is to four and four is the magic number.


What is the pattern?

Answer:

One has three letters in the word three has five letters in it five has four letters and four has four letters in it (if you try more numbers they will always come back to the number four: so four is the magic number)

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Riddle:

Other than being colors, what do the words orange, silver and purple have in common?

Answer:

There is no word in the English language that rhymes with them.

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EOW: 10-01-2018

Riddle:

There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls. What is it?

Answer:

A window.

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EOW: 09-24-2018

Riddle:

What English word has three consecutive double letters?

Answer:

Bookkeeper.

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EOW: 09-17-2018

Riddle:

Which word that begins with the letter I, and by adding the letter A, becomes another word that is pronounced the same?

Answer:

Isle and Aisle.

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EOW: 09-10-2018

Riddle:

A beggar's brother died, but the man who died had no brother.


How could that be?

Answer:

The beggar was his sister!

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