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## 10 Father's Day Riddles To Solve

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and fatherhood, and it has its origin in the United States.

The idea for Father's Day originated in Spokane, Washington, in 1909, when Sonora Smart Dodd, who was inspired by Mother's Day celebrations, wanted to honor her father, William Jackson Smart. William Smart was a Civil War veteran who raised six children on his own after his wife died during childbirth.

Sonora Smart Dodd organized the first Father's Day celebration on June 19, 1910, in Spokane. The celebration gained popularity over the years, and in 1972, President Richard Nixon signed a proclamation making Father's Day a federal holiday to be celebrated on the third Sunday in June.

Today, Father's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, although the date of celebration and traditions vary. It is a day to recognize and appreciate the important role that fathers and father figures play in the lives of their children and families.

Riddle: David's father has three sons: Snap, Crackle, and _____?
Riddle: Two fathers and two sons went fishing one day. They were there the whole day and only caught 3 fish. One father said, that is enough for all of us, we will have one each. How can this be possible?
Answer: There was the father, his son, and his son's son. This equals 2 fathers and 2 sons for a total of 3!
Riddle: An old man wanted to leave all of his money to one of his three sons, but he didn't know which one he should give it to. He gave each of them a few coins and told them to buy something that would be able to fill their living room. The first man bought straw, but there was not enough to fill the room. The second bought some sticks, but they still did not fill the room. The third man bought two things that filled the room, so he obtained his father's fortune. What were the two things that the man bought?
Answer: The wise son bought a candle and a box of matches. After lighting the candle, the light filled the entire room.
Riddle: The ages of a father and son add up to 66. The father's age is the son's age reversed. How old could they be? (3 possible solutions).
Answer: 51 and 15. 42 and 24. 60 and 06.
Riddle: There was a man who was born before his father, killed his mother, and married his sister. Yet, there was nothing wrong with what he had done. Why?
Answer: His father was in front of him when he was born, therefore he was born before him. His mother died while giving birth to him. Finally, he grew up to be a minister and married his sister at her ceremony.
Riddle: What's the least number of chairs you would need around a table to sit four fathers, two grandfathers, and four sons?
Answer: Four. The four fathers could be grandfathers and are definitely sons already.
Riddle: Many years ago, a wealthy old man was near death. He wished to leave his fortune to one of his three children. The old man wanted to know that his fortune would be in wise hands. He stipulated that his estate would be left to the child who would sing him half as many songs as days that he had left to live. The eldest son said he couldn't comply because he didn't know how many days his father had left to live, and besides he was too busy. The youngest son said the same thing. The man ended up leaving his money to his third child, a daughter. What did his daughter do?
Answer: Every other day, the daughter sang her father a song.
Riddle: When my father was 31 I was 8. Now he is twice as old as me. How old am I?
Answer: The difference in age is 23 years, so I must be 23 if my father is twice as old as me.
Riddle: The Pope has it but he does not use it. Your father has it but your mother uses it. Nuns do not need it. Your lady friend's husband has it and she uses it. What is it?
Riddle: What do fathers sing in the shower?
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