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"Word" Riddles - Final 8 of 278

Riddle: What three letters change a girl into a woman?
Answer: Removing the letters G, I and R and replacing them with the three letters A, D and Y makes the word "lady", which is another word for woman.
Riddle: Rearrange all the letters in each of the sentences to form, in each case, a well-known proverb. 1. I don't admit women are faint. 2. It rocks. The broad flag of the free. 3. Strong lion's share almost gone. What are the proverbs?
Answer: 1. Time and tide wait for no man. 2. Birds of a feather flock together. 3. A rolling sone gathers no moss.
Riddle: A headless man had a letter to write; It was read by a man who had lost his sight. The dumb repeated it word for word, And deaf was he who listened and heard. What is it?
Answer: The letter in question is the letter "O". It is zero. The man had nothing to write. The blind could read nothing. The person who was dumb could repeat nothing. The deaf man listened and heard nothing.
Riddle: A traveler came to the river side, with a donkey bearing an obelisk. But he did not venture to ford the tide, for he had too good an *. What is the missing word?
Answer: Asterisk = "Ass to Risk".
Riddle: The word FACETIOUSLY contains the six vowels, A-E-I-O-U and Y, in their alphabetical order. Can you find another English word that does the same?
Answer: The word is abstemiously. There may be others.
Riddle: Angry and Hungry are two words ending in 'gry" There are three words, (Using popular terminology) in the English Language, that ends in "GRY". The word is something that everyone uses every day. If you have listened carefully, I have already told you what it is. What is the third word?
Answer: The answer is terminology. It's the third word ending in gry. Using popular terminology
Riddle: My first is high, My second damp, My whole a tie, A writer's cramp. What am I?
Answer: Hyphen. The first two lines yield high-fen. A hyphen is used by a writer to tie (or cramp) two words together.
Riddle: How can the number four be half of five?
Answer: It's true if you think of Roman numerals. FIVE, remove the F and the E and you are left with IV, half of the word FIVE,  which is the Roman number for Four.