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?
Answer: A lawsuit.
Riddle: Why is an old man like a window?
Answer: Because he is full of pains (panes).
Riddles for Adults
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.
Riddles for 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?
Answer: A kiss.
Riddle: Why is a bullet like a tender glance?
Answer: Because it pierces hearts.
Riddles for Adults
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?
Answer: The past.
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?
Answer: Elliptical—a-lip-tickle.
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?
Answer: You will hang me.
Riddle: Join a noun and adjective, and make a verb. What is the word?
Answer: Impeach.
Riddle: I like to be blue and have been since '63, but I could be anything if my circuit was fixed. I'm small yet infinitely bigger. I was grown but I'm made of metal. I am the last of my kind just like my beautiful idiot once was. Together we will travel, have traveled or are traveling. Tenses as seen, seeing, will see, are mysterious to me. Wibblies and wobblies, time correctly described by a Lord. What will I be, what have I been, or is it, what am I?
Answer: The T.A.R.D.I.S. from Doctor Who.
Riddle: A man is discovered dead sitting at his desk, alone in the locked office. He did not commit suicide and there was no weapons in the room. The only clue is a sealed envelope on the desk in front of him. How did he die?
Answer: The envelope glue was poisoned and when the man licked the envelope to seal it, he died.
Riddle: As defendants, we deny all involvement in the unscrupulous dealings which have come to light in the recent government investigation. What country name is hidden in the previous sentence?
Answer: Sweden. "defendants, we deny".
Riddle: What are the next 3 letters in this riddle? O T T F F S S _ _ _
Answer: E N T. Explanation: Each letter represents the first letter of each number one thru ten.
Riddle: What did the hangman get his wife for her birthday?
Answer: A Choker.
Riddle: I am slim and tall, Many find me desirable and appealing. They touch me and I give a false good feeling. Once I shine in splendor, But only once and then no more. For many I am "to die for". What am I?
Answer: A Cigarette