Top folklore

Traditional Irish Curse

May the curse of Mary Malone and her nine blind illegitimate children chase you so far over the hills of Damnation that the Lord himself can't find you with a telescope.

Spells and incantations Irish about children, blind

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

Fire.

Riddles British about fire, fire brigade

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

Proverbs and old sayings American

At night they come without being fetched,
And by day they are lost without being stolen.
Stars

Riddles British about being, stars, night, day

The ant shall never crawl on its knees.

Proverbs and old sayings

Shameful eats the bone.

Proverbs and old sayings Romanian

It has a crown, but is is not a king, it has roots, but is not a plant. (The tooth)

Riddles Romanian

I'm not fragile like a flower;
I'm fragile like a bomb.

Proverbs and old sayings English

Lesson: Don't lose your pen

1. Lost Your Pen = No Pen
2. No Pen = No Notes
3. No Notes = No Study
4. No Study = Fail
5. Fail = No Diploma
6. No Diploma = No Work
7. No Work = No Money
8. No Money = No Food
9. No Food = You Get Skinny
10. Skinny = Then You Get Ugly...

Proverbs and old sayings American about teaching, depression, marriage, food, children, work, money, death

What is the center of gravity?

The letter V.

Riddles British

It's better to keep what little you have, than to risk it for something more.

Proverbs and old sayings American about risk

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

Riddles Chinese

What is always before you, yet you can never see it?

Your future.

Riddles British about future

A handful of gold is a heart of iron.

Proverbs and old sayings American about heart

The frog wanted to be as big as the elephant, and burst.

Proverbs and old sayings Ethiopian

Martisor - the celebration of spring

Martisor is a Romanian ancient tradition, it’s been dated for 8000 years, which celebrates the beginning of the spring on 1 March. Is the celebration of joy, freshness, the victory of Good against Bad. The...

Traditions and superstitions Romanian about spring, day, symbol, beginning, holidays, tradition, victory, gifts, old, joy

What is the angriest kind of wind?

A crosswind.

Riddles British

What has no beginning, end or middle and touches every continent?

The ocean

Riddles British about beginning, end

The wise man sits on the hole in his carpet.

Proverbs and old sayings Persian about man

The sun won't stay behind the cloud forever.

Proverbs and old sayings Armenian about sun

The wise man buys in the summer sled and during the winter, he buys cart.

Proverbs and old sayings Romanian about man

Trust is the mother of deceit.

Proverbs and old sayings British about lie, mother

What is the longest word in the English language?

Smiles. (There a mile between the first and last letter. )

Riddles British about language, word

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

Brute force and ignorance always prevails.

Proverbs and old sayings Canadian about force, police, ignorance

What is the smallest bridge in the world?

The bridge of your nose.

Riddles British about world

What grows up while growing down?

A goose.

Riddles British

What is the biggest building in the world?

A library because it has the most stories.

Riddles British about world

What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?

A coat of paint.

Riddles British

A spark can start a fire that burns the entire prairie.

Proverbs and old sayings Chinese about fire, fire brigade

Hope for the best, and prepare for the worst.

Proverbs and old sayings about hope, old, olderness

The profession is golden bracelet.

Proverbs and old sayings Romanian

A pot calling a kettle black.

Proverbs and old sayings Romanian about magic

A maid that laughs is half taken

Proverbs and old sayings British

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

Proverbs and old sayings British about day, old, olderness

A bad workman always blames his tools.

Proverbs and old sayings Polish about tools, bad luck, bad

All's fair in love and war.

Proverbs and old sayings British about war, love

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Proverbs and old sayings British about beauty, old, olderness

Better late than never

Proverbs and old sayings British about old, olderness