IT’S KIDS RIDDLES TIME

Laugh along with our kids riddles. Everyone has fun with these riddles for kids!


Night time approaches. The day is drawing to an end. The crickets are stirring. The fireflies are spreading their wings. The children are sitting quietly around the room, resting after their day of fun, laughter and games, and yet they’re still needing entertainment.

It’s time for kids riddles!

Our riddles for kids should be quite sufficient to puzzle a roomful of little folk (and maybe even a few big folk as well) for several hours.

Kids riddles word puzzles are guaranteed to keep them thinking, laughing and totally entertained.

Kid riddles answers can be found by clicking on the answer link which follows after each riddle.

KIDS RIDDLES



1. Why are weary people like carriage-wheels? Answer

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2. An old woman in a red cloak was passing a field in which a goat was feeding. What strange transformation suddenly took place? Answer

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3. Why does a duck go into the water? Answer

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4. Spell "blind pig" in two letters? Answer

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5. Which bird can lift the heaviest weights? Answer

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6. Why is a wise man like a pin? Answer

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7. Why may carpenters reasonably believe there is no such thing as stone? Answer

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8. What is that which is put on the table and cut, but never eaten? Answer

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9. Why does a sculptor die horribly? Answer

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10. When does a farmer double up a sheep without hurting it? Answer

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11. What lives upon its own substance and dies when it has devoured itself? Answer

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12. Why is a dog biting his tail a good manager? Answer

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13. What thing is it that is lower with a head than without one? Answer

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14. Which is the left side of a plum-pudding? Answer

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15. What letter of the alphabet is necessary to make a shoe? Answer

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16. If all the seas were dried up, what would everybody say? Answer

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17. Why is it certain that "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was not written by the hand of its reputed author? Answer

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18. Why is a fishmonger never generous? Answer

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19. What is that which works when it plays and plays when it works? Answer

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20. What is that from which you may take away the whole and yet there will be some remaining? Answer

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21. Why are fowls the most economical things a farmer can keep? Answer

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22. Why is it dangerous to walk in the meadows in springtime? Answer

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23. Why is a vine like a soldier? Answer

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24. Why is an opera-singer like a confectioner? Answer

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25. If a man who is carrying a dozen glass lamps drops one, what does he become? Answer

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26. What belongs to yourself, but is used more by your friends than by yourself? Answer

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27. Why is a spider a good correspondent? Answer

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28. When is the clock on the stairs dangerous? Answer

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29. Why is the letter "k" like a pig's tail? Answer

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30. What is the keynote to good manners? Answer

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31. Why is a watch like a river? Answer

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32. What is that which flies high, flies low, has no feet, and yet wears shoes? Answer

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33. When has a man four hands? Answer

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34. What trees has fire no effect upon? Answer

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35. What is the difference between a schoolmaster and an engine-driver? Answer

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36. A man had twenty sick sheep, and one died; how many were left? Answer

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37. What is that which everybody has seen but will never see again? Answer

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38. Which is the best day for making a pancake? Answer

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39. Which is the smallest bridge in the world? Answer

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40. What four letters would frighten a thief? Answer

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41. What is that which goes from London to York without moving? Answer

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42. Which is easier to spell—fiddle-de-dee or fiddle-de-dum? Answer

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43. When may a chair be said to dislike you? Answer

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44. What animal took the most luggage into the Ark, and which two took the least? Answer

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45. Which of the English kings has most reason to complain of his washer-woman? Answer

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46. If a bear were to go into a linen-draper's shop, what would he want? Answer

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47. Why is B like a hot fire? Answer

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48. Why was the first day of Adam's life the longest? Answer

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49. If an egg were found on a music-stool, what poem would it remind you of? Answer

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50. Why is a schoolmaster like a shoe-black? Answer

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51. Why is a washer-woman like a navigator? Answer

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52. Why is an author the queerest animal in the world? Answer

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53. Why is it that a tailor won't attend to business? Answer

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54. When can a horse be sea-green in color? Answer

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55. Why were gloves never meant to sell? Answer

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56. When are we all artists? Answer

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57. Why are watch-dogs bigger by night than by day? Answer

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58. When is a tradesman always above his business? Answer

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59. Which is the liveliest city in the world? Answer

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60. Why is a water-lily like a whale? Answer

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61. Why is a shoemaker the most industrious of men? Answer

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62. What is book-keeping? Answer

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63. Why is scooping out a turnip a noisy process? Answer

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64. Why are teeth like verbs? Answer

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65. What ships hardly ever sail out of sight? Answer

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66. When is an artist a dangerous person? Answer

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67. Why are tortoiseshell-combs like citadels? Answer

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68. Why is the Isthmus of Suez like the first "u" in cucumber? Answer

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69. What motive led to the invention of railroads? Answer

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70. Why are deaf people like Dutch cheeses? Answer

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71. When is the best time to get a fresh egg at sea? Answer

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72. Who was the first whistler? Answer

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73. What tune did he whistle? Answer

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74. Why need a traveller never starve in the desert? Answer

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75. Why is sympathy like blindman's-buff? Answer

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76. If a Frenchman were to fall into a tub of tallow, in what word would he express his situation? Answer

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77. Why is a diner on board a steam-boat like Easter Day? Answer

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78. Why is a little man like a good book? Answer

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79. Why is a pig in a parlor like a house on fire? Answer

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80. What is the difference between a soldier and a bombshell? Answer

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81. Why is it dangerous to sleep in a train? Answer

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82. Spell "enemy" in three letters? Answer

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83. Which is the only way that a leopard can change his spots? Answer

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84. Why did Eve never fear the measles? Answer

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85. When is a tall man a little short? Answer

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86. What houses are the easiest to break into? Answer

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87. Why is a watch the most difficult thing to steal? Answer

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88.Why is there never anybody at home in a convent? Answer

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89. Why does a person who is not good-looking make a better carpenter than one who is? Answer

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90. What is the best tree for preserving order? Answer

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91. Why is shoemaking the easiest of trades? Answer

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92. What hospital tool stands for No. 4? Answer

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93. How can a gardener become thrifty? Answer

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94. Why is it probable that beer was made in the Ark? Answer

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95. "What was the biggest thing you saw at the World's Fair?" asked a wife of her husband. Answer

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96. Why is C like a schoolmistress? Answer

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97. What is that which never asks any questions and yet requires many answers? Answer

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98. If a man bumped his head against the top of a room, what article of stationery would he be supplied with? Answer

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99. Which is the longest word in the English language? Answer

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100. Which is the oldest tree in England? Answer

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101. How many sides are there to a tree? Answer

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102. What is that which happens twice in a moment and not once in a thousand years? Answer

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103. What sea would a man most like to be in on a wet day? Answer

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104. Why is coffee like an axe with a dull edge? Answer

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105. Name a word of five letters from which if you take two but "one" remains. Answer

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106. What makes more noise than a pig under a gate? Answer

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107. When is a door not a door? Answer

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108. What is the difference between a naughty boy and a postage-stamp? Answer

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109. Why did William Tell shudder when he shot the apple from his son's head? Answer

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110. What is that which the more you take from it the larger it grows? Answer

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111. What is the best land for little kittens? Answer

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112. Why should a man always wear a watch when he travels in a waterless desert? Answer

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113. Of what trade is the sun? Answer

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114. What relation is a doormat to a door? Answer

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115. What is that which you cannot hold ten minutes, although it is as light as a feather? Answer

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116. What is the worst weather for rats and mice? Answer

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117. What is that which never uses its teeth for eating purposes? Answer

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118. When are two apples alike? Answer

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119. What is the difference between a blind man and a sailor in prison? Answer

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120. Why is a plum-cake like the ocean? Answer

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121. What pudding makes the best baseball player? Answer

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122.When is a sailor not a sailor? Answer

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123. Why is the snow different from Sunday? Answer

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124. What trade would you mention to a short boy? Answer

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125. What tree is nearest the sea? Answer

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126. Why is a game of cards like a timber-yard? Answer

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127. Why is a tight boot like an oak tree? Answer

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128. Why is a city in Ireland likely to be the largest city in the world? Answer

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129. What is the easiest way to swallow a door? Answer

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130. Why is a dancing-master like a tree? Answer

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KIDS RIDDLES ANSWERS





1. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because they are tired. Back to Question

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2. Answer: . . . . . . . .The goat turned to butter (butt her), and the woman into a scarlet runner. Back to Question

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3. Answer: . . . . . . . .For divers reasons. Back to Question

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4. Answer: . . . . . . . .P G; a pig without an I. Back to Question

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5. Answer: . . . . . . . .The crane. Back to Question

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6. Answer: . . . . . . . .He has a head and comes to a point. Back to Question

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7. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because they never saw it. Back to Question

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8. Answer: . . . . . . . .A pack of cards. Back to Question

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9. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he makes faces and busts. Back to Question

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10. Answer: . . . . . . . .When he folds it. Back to Question

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11. Answer: . . . . . . . .A candle. Back to Question

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12. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he makes both ends meet. Back to Question

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13. Answer: . . . . . . . .A pillow. Back to Question

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14. Answer: . . . . . . . .That which is not eaten. Back to Question

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15. Answer: . . . . . . . .The last. Back to Question

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16. Answer: . . . . . . . .We haven't a notion (an ocean). Back to Question

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17. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it was written by Mrs. Beecher's toe (Stowe). Back to Question

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18. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because his business makes him sell fish (selfish). Back to Question

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19. Answer: . . . . . . . .A fountain. Back to Question

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20. Answer: . . . . . . . .The word wholesome. Back to Question

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21. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because for every grain they give a peck. Back to Question

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22. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because the trees are shooting and the bulrush is out (bull rushes out). Back to Question

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23. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it is listed and has ten drills (ten-drils) and shoots. Back to Question

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24. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because she deals in ice-creams (high screams). Back to Question

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25. Answer: . . . . . . . .A lamp lighter. Back to Question

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26. Answer: . . . . . . . .Your name. Back to Question

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27. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he drops a line at every post. Back to Question

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28. Answer: . . . . . . . .When it runs down. Back to Question

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29. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it comes at the end of pork. Back to Question

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30. Answer: . . . . . . . .B natural. Back to Question

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31. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it doesn't run long without winding. Back to Question

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32. Answer: . . . . . . . .Dust. Back to Question

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33. Answer: . . . . . . . .When he doubles his fists. Back to Question

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34. Answer: . . . . . . . .Ash-trees; because when they are burned, they are ashes still. Back to Question

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35. Answer: . . . . . . . .One minds the train and the other trains the mind. Back to Question

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36. Answer: . . . . . . . .19. Back to Question

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37. Answer: . . . . . . . .Yesterday. Back to Question

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38. Answer: . . . . . . . .Friday. Back to Question

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39. Answer: . . . . . . . .The bridge of your nose. Back to Question

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40. Answer: . . . . . . . .O I C U. Back to Question

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41. Answer: . . . . . . . .The road. Back to Question

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42. Answer: . . . . . . . .Fiddle-de-dee, because it is spelt with more "e's." Back to Question

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43. Answer: . . . . . . . .When it can't bear you. Back to Question

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44. Answer: . . . . . . . .The elephant, who took his trunk, while the fox and the cock had only a brush and a comb between them. Back to Question

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45. Answer: . . . . . . . .King John, when he lost his baggage in the Wash. Back to Question

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46. Answer: . . . . . . . .He would want muzzlin'. Back to Question

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47. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it makes oil Boil. Back to Question

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48. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it had no Eve. Back to Question

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49. Answer: . . . . . . . ."The Lay of the Last Minstrel." Back to Question

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50. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he polishes the understanding of the people. Back to Question

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51. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because she spreads her sheets, crosses the line, and goes from pole to pole. Back to Question

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52. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because his tale comes out of his head. Back to Question

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53. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he is always cutting out. Back to Question

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54. Answer: . . . . . . . .When it's a bay. Back to Question

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55. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because they were made to be kept on hand. Back to Question

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56. Answer: . . . . . . . .When we draw a long face. Back to Question

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57. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because they are let out at night and taken in in the morning. Back to Question

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58. Answer: . . . . . . . .When he lives over his shop. Back to Question

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59. Answer: . . . . . . . .Berlin; because it's always on the Spree. Back to Question

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60. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because they both come to the surface to blow. Back to Question

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61. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he works to the last. Back to Question

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62. Answer: . . . . . . . .Forgetting to return borrowed volumes. Back to Question

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63. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it makes it hollow. Back to Question

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64. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because they are regular, irregular, and defective. Back to Question

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65. Answer: . . . . . . . .Hardships. Back to Question

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66. Answer: . . . . . . . .When his designs are bad. Back to Question

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67. Answer: . . . . . . . .They are for-tresses. Back to Question

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68. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it is between two "c's" (seas). Back to Question

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69. Answer: . . . . . . . .The locomotive. Back to Question

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70. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because you can't make them here. Back to Question

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71. Answer: . . . . . . . .When the ship lays to. Back to Question

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72. Answer: . . . . . . . .The wind. Back to Question

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73. Answer: . . . . . . . .Over the hills and far away. Back to Question

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74. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because of the sand which is (sandwiches) there. Back to Question

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75. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it is a fellow feeling for a fellow creature. Back to Question

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76. Answer: . . . . . . . .In-de-fat-i-gabble. (Indefatigable.) Back to Question

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77. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it is a movable feast. Back to Question

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78. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he is often looked over. Back to Question

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79. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because the sooner it is put out the better. Back to Question

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80. Answer: . . . . . . . .One goes to war, the other goes to pieces. Back to Question

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81. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because every train runs over all the sleepers on the line. Back to Question

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82. Answer: . . . . . . . .F O E. Back to Question

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83. Answer: . . . . . . . .By going from one spot to another. Back to Question

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84. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because she'd Adam. Back to Question

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85. Answer: . . . . . . . .When he hasn't got quite enough cash. Back to Question

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86. Answer: . . . . . . . .The houses of bald people; because their locks are few. Back to Question

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87. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it must be taken off its guard. Back to Question

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88. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it is an (n)uninhabited place. Back to Question

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89. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because he is a deal plainer. Back to Question

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90. Answer: . . . . . . . .The birch. Back to Question

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91. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because the boots are always soled before they are made. Back to Question

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92. Answer: . . . . . . . .IV. Back to Question

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93. Answer: . . . . . . . .By making the most of his thyme, and by always putting some celery in the bank. Back to Question

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94. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because the kangaroo went in with hops, and the bear was always bruin. Back to Question

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95. Answer: . . . . . . . ."My hotel bill!" said he. Back to Question

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96. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it forms lasses into classes. Back to Question

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97. Answer: . . . . . . . .The street-door. Back to Question

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98. Answer: . . . . . . . .Ceiling whacks. (Sealing-wax.) Back to Question

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99. Answer: . . . . . . . .Smiles; because there is a mile between the first and last letters. Back to Question

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100. Answer: . . . . . . . .The Elder Tree. Back to Question

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101. Answer: . . . . . . . .Two, inside and out. Back to Question

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102. Answer: . . . . . . . .The letter M. Back to Question

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103. Answer: . . . . . . . .A dry attic. (Adriatic.) Back to Question

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104. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it must be ground before it is used. Back to Question

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105. Answer: . . . . . . . .Stone. Back to Question

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106. Answer: . . . . . . . .Two pigs. Back to Question

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107. Answer: . . . . . . . .When it is a-jar. Back to Question

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108. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because one you stick with a lick, and the other you lick with a stick. Back to Question

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109. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it was an arrow escape for his child. Back to Question

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110. Answer: . . . . . . . .A hole. Back to Question

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111. Answer: . . . . . . . .Lapland. Back to Question

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112. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because every watch has a spring in it. Back to Question

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113. Answer: . . . . . . . .A tanner. Back to Question

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114. Answer: . . . . . . . .Step-fa(r)ther. Back to Question

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115. Answer: . . . . . . . .Your breath. Back to Question

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116. Answer: . . . . . . . .When it rains cats and dogs. Back to Question

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117. Answer: . . . . . . . .A comb. Back to Question

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118. Answer: . . . . . . . .When pared. Back to Question

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119. Answer: . . . . . . . .One cannot see to go and the other cannot go to sea. Back to Question

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120. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it contains so many currants. Back to Question

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121. Answer: . . . . . . . .A good batter. Back to Question

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122. Answer: . . . . . . . .When he's a-board. Back to Question

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123. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it can fall on any day in the week. Back to Question

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124. Answer: . . . . . . . .Grow sir (grocer). Back to Question

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125. Answer: . . . . . . . .The beech. Back to Question

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126. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because there are always a great many deals in it. Back to Question

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127. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because it produces a corn (acorn). Back to Question

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128. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because each year it is Dublin (doubling). Back to Question

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129. Answer: . . . . . . . .Bolt it. Back to Question

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130. Answer: . . . . . . . .Because of his bows (boughs). Back to Question









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