Riddle: Why is the letter F like death?
Answer: Because without it life is a lie, or it makes life a lie.
Riddle: You do not want to have it, But when you do have it, You do not want to lose it. What is it?
Riddle: Why is an old man like a window?
Answer: Because he is full of pains (panes).
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: A psychologist goes to a village in Africa and decides to compare foot size to intelligence. He notes that in general, as foot size increases, so does intelligence. How can this be?
Answer: He is measuring everyone's feet, including the feet of the very small children. So the statistics will show that larger feet belong to the smarter people, the adults.
Riddle: Of no use to one Yet absolute bliss to two. The small boy gets it for nothing. The young man has to lie for it. The old man has to buy it. The baby's right, The lover's privilege, The hypocrite's mask. To the young girl, faith; To the married woman, hope; To the old maid, charity. What am I?
Riddle: Why is a bullet like a tender glance?
Riddle: Half-way up the hill, I see thee at last. Lying beneath me with thy sounds and sights - A city in the twilight, dim and vast, With smoking roofs, soft bells, and gleaming lights. What is it?
Riddle: Why are mortgages like burglars?
Answer: They secure (seek your) money.
Riddle: Why is an avaricious man like one with a short memory?
Answer: Because he is always for getting.
Riddle: What is the shape of a kiss?
Riddle: A woman went into a bank to cash an insurance refund check. By mistake the teller gave her dollars for cents and cents for dollars. She put the money in her purse but accidentally dropped a nickel on the floor. When she got home, she found that she had exactly twice the amount of the check she had cashed. She didn't have any money in her wallet before going to the bank. What was the exact amount of that check?
Answer: The amount must have been \$31.63. She received \$63.31. After she dropped a nickel there would remain the sum of \$63.26, which is twice the amount of the check.
Riddle: A prisoner is told, "If you tell a lie we will hang you; if you tell the truth we will shoot you." What can he say to save himself?
Riddle: Join a noun and adjective, and make a verb. What is the word?