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"Word" Riddles - Next 10 of 276.

Riddle: Which word can be placed between the two following words to make two new ones: TABLE _ _ _ _ HOUSE?
Answer: WARE.
Riddle: When is Half less than a Quarter?
Answer: When you count the letters each word is spelled with.
Riddle: Three gods, A, B, and C, are called, in some order, True, False, and Random. True always speaks truly, False always speaks falsely, but whether Random speaks truly or falsely is completely random. You must determine the identities of A, B, and C by asking three yes-or-no questions, and each question must be posed to exactly one god. The gods understand English, but will answer all questions in their own language. In their unknown language, the words for "yes" and "no" are "da" and "ja", in some order. You do not know which word means which. So, which questions would you ask to identify each god? And no, it's not a trick question. As a matter of fact, there are multiple ways to get the correct answer.
Answer: 1. To god A: “Does ‘da’ mean ‘yes’ if and only if you are True and if and only if B is Random?” (We supposed A said, “ja,” making B True or False). 2. To god B: “Does “da” mean ‘yes’ if and only if Pluto is a dwarf planet?” (We supposed B said, “da,” making B True.). 3. And to god B (True) again: “Does ‘da’ mean ‘yes’ if and only if A is Random?” Since B’s True, he must say “da,” which means A is Random, leaving C to be False.
Riddle: I am a word. My first four letters refer to a mark on a person's skin; three letters found in the middle refer to what all mathematics students know. My last four letters refer to a place where everyone love to be, and my whole is familiar to all economics students. I am an eight letter word. What am I?
Answer: Scarcity
Riddle: A traveling circuit judge and a local constable had friendly discussions about how to handle misbehavior in their city. This involves burglars, robbers, cattle rustlers, drunks, and ladies of the night. The options they discussed were to put them in jail, run them out of town, warn them, or try to rehabilitate them with books, music, and art. Since the circuit judge traveled, much of this correspondence have to be by telegraph. One day the constable apprehended a lady of the night and telegraphed the circuit judge asking what to do. He described her as being young and having just taken the wrong path. The circuit judge wanted to respond to the constable. But when he got to the telegraph office realized he had only enough money to send one word. What one word did he send?
Answer: Horticulture.
Riddle: I'm done with a hand, one at a time; A motion to make words, but not to make lines; I'm known as correct, and as a way, in a way; And even if you don't take me away, none of me would be left. What am I?
Answer: Write/Right
Riddle: I am a 7 letter word. The last 3 letters can be used for the letter, "broom." The first 3 letters is the name of an object you need if you want to sleep confortably. The last 4 letters is a place in your house, maybe in a mall, etc. What letter am I?
Answer: Bedroom! >:D
Riddle: Two teenagers, covered in tattoos and dressed in black leather jackets with chains around their necks, strutted into a local business. Each of the teens was carrying a long, tapered, hardwood stick. When they entered the room, they arrogantly announced in a loud voice, "We are here to beat everyone in this room, and no one can stop us!" Several of the patrons started to leave out the back door, fearing a confrontation was unavoidable. The two, true to their words, proceeded to beat everyone in the room with their sticks, despite being heavily outnumbered. Everyone who dared to stand up to them was beaten in turn, but no one called the police to stop the beatings, and the owner of the establishment thanked them for coming --- and even welcomed them back! Has society completely fallen to pieces, or is there some rational explanation for these events?
Answer: The two talented teens had gone to either a local youth center, or to a local pool hall, where they successfully challenged and defeated each of the willing patrons there in the game of pool.
Riddle: Lo! a slop. What is the anagrammed word?
Answer: Apollos.
Riddle: I harm the Chat. What is the anagrammed word?
Answer: Hiram Hatchet.