# Jeff Busche

Riddle Count: 10
Riddle: Lily is a lilypad in a small pond. Lilly doubles her size each day, On the 20th day she covers the whole pond. On what day was Lily half the size of the pond?
Answer: Day 19, it's not 10 because on day 20 she doubled from day 19, so 19 must be half the size of the pond.
Riddle: Why did the scarecrow win so many awards?
Answer: He was out-standing in his field!
Riddle: What familiar word starts with IS, ends with AND, and has LA in the middle?
Riddle: One day an alchemist brought a king a bottle holding a strange liquid. The alchemist said, "This liquid I discovered will dissolve anything it touches." How did the king know that he was lying?
Answer: The king knew if what he said was true the bottle would get dissolved!
Riddle: A woman shot her husband. Then she held him underwater for 5 minutes, then she finally hung him. 5 minutes later they both walked out and enjoyed a nice dinner. How is this possible?
Answer: She was a photographer. She shot a picture of him, devoloped it, then hung it to dry.
Riddle: What liquid is represented by "hijklmno"?
Answer: Water. Hijklmno is "H to O" in the alphabet. Water is H20.
Riddle: A salesman sold a parrot to a man. The salesman said, "This parrot will repeat every single word it hears." The man bought the parrot, but he found it would not speak a single word. What the salesman said was absolutly true, however. How is this possible?