Riddles

35 riddles

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks? Fire.

Riddles British about fire, fire brigade
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At night they come without being fetched, And by day they are lost without being stolen. Stars

Riddles British about being, night, stars, day
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It has a crown, but is is not a king, it has roots, but is not a plant. (The tooth)

Riddles Romanian
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What is the center of gravity? The letter V.

Riddles British
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A journey of a thousand miles began with a single step.

Riddles Chinese
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What is always before you, yet you can never see it? Your future.

Riddles British about future
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What is the angriest kind of wind? A crosswind.

Riddles British
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What has no beginning, end or middle and touches every continent? The ocean

Riddles British about beginning, end
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What is the longest word in the English language? Smiles. (There a mile between the first and last letter.)

Riddles British about language, word
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What is the only 6-letter word in the English language that gives you 12 when you take away 1? Dozens.

Riddles British about language, word
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What is the smallest bridge in the world? The bridge of your nose.

Riddles British about world
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What grows up while growing down? A goose.

Riddles British
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What is the biggest building in the world? A library because it has the most stories.

Riddles British about world
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What kind of coat can be put on only when wet? A coat of paint.

Riddles British
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What goes up and down without moving? Stairs.

Riddles British
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What is in the middle of nowhere? The letter H.

Riddles British
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What goes up white and comes down yellow? An egg.

Riddles British
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What is the biggest pencil in the world? Pennsylvania

Riddles British about world
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What is the difference between a farmer and a seamstress? One gathers what he 'sows', the other 'sews' what she gathers.

Riddles British
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What has a foot on each side and one in the middle? A yardstick.

Riddles British
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