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# Fun Riddles!

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• I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?
A candle.
• There’s a one-storey house in which everything is yellow. Yellow walls, yellow doors, yellow furniture. What color are the stairs?
There aren’t any—it’s a one-storey house.
• Mr. and Mrs. Mustard have six daughters and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the Mustard family?
There are nine Mustards in the family. Since each daughter shares the same brother, there are six girls, one boy and Mr. and Mrs. Mustard.
• You walk into a room that contains a match, a kerosene lamp, a candle and a fireplace. What would you light first?
The match.
• You see me once in June, twice in November, but not at all in May. What am I?
The letter e.
• A woman shoots her husband, then holds him underwater for five minutes. Next, she hangs him. Right after, they enjoy a lovely dinner. Explain.
She took a picture of him and developed it in her dark room.
• I make two people out of one. What am I?
A mirror.
• What can you catch, but not throw?
A cold.
• What has legs, but doesn't walk?
A table or a chair
• Re-arrange the letters, O O U S W T D N E J R, to spell just one word. What is it?
'Just one word'.
• What can you break, even if you never pick it up or touch it?
A promise.
• I shave every day, but my beard stays the same. What am I?
A barber.
• You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?
All the people on the boat are married.
• Which is heavier: a ton of bricks or a ton of feathers?
Neither, they both weigh the same.
• Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday?
Yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
• If you’re running in a race and you pass the person in second place, what place are you in?
Second place.
• A boy was at a carnival and went to a booth where a man said to the boy, "If I write your exact weight on this piece of paper then you have to give me \$50, but if I cannot, I will pay you \$50." The boy looked around and saw no scale so
The man did exactly as he said he would and wrote "your exact weight" on the paper.
• What month of the year has 28 days?
All of them.
• What are the next three letters in this combination? OTTFFSS
E N T (Each letter represents the first letter in the written numbers: One, Two, Three, Four, Five, etc.).
• I have many teeth, but I cannot bite. What am I?
A comb.
• The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?
footsteps
• How is seven different from the rest of the numbers between one and ten?
Seven has two syllables and the other numbers only have one syllable.
• What can you keep after giving to someone?