Mystifying, misleading, and puzzling questions posed as problems to be solved or guessed.
Riddles With Answers
Pressed for Time
What always works with something in its eye?
What can be heard and caught but never seen?
What can bring back the dead, make us cry, make us laugh, make us young, born in an instant yet lasts a life time?
Tiny creatures that have a special relationship with flowers.
Water dwelling mammal known for its work ethic.
Throw it off the highest building, and I'll not break. But put me in the ocean, and I will.
Three lives have I. Gentle enough to sooth the skin, Light enough to caress the sky, Hard enough to crack rocks.
Three little letters, a paradox to some. The worse that it is, the better it becomes.
Though seldom I flatter, I oft show respect To the prelate, the patriot, and the peer; But sometimes, alas! A sad proof of neglect, Or a mark of contempt, I appear. By the couch of the sick, I am frequently found, And I always attend on the dead; With patient affliction, I sit on the ground, But if talk'd of, I'm instantly fled.
Though not a plant, has leaves. Though not a beast, has spine. Though many wouldn't need this thing, It's more valuable than wine.
Though my beauty is becoming I can hurt you just the same; I come in many colors; I am what I am by any other name.
Though liquid in nature, don't push me too far, for then I will break, and the damage may scar.
Though learning has fed me, I know not a letter; I live among the books, Yet am never the better.
Though it is not an ox, it has horns; Though it is not a donkey, it has packed-saddle; And wherever it goes it leaves silver behind.
Though it be cold, I wear no clothes, the frost and snow I never fear; I value neither shoes nor hose, And yet I wander far and near: My diet is forever good, I drink no cider, port, nor sack, what Providence doth send for food, I neither buy, nor sell, nor lack.
Though I have neither legs nor feet, my use is for to go; Altho' I cannot speak, I tell what others want to know.
Though I do not speak, I oft impart The secret wishes of the heart; I may deceive, may make amends, May create foes, and yet make friends. The harshest anger I can disarm, Such is the power of my charm.
Though easy to spot, when allowed to plume, It is hard to see, when held in a room.
Though blind as well, can lead the blind well.
Deep in Thought
Those wooden birds are now in sight whose voices roar, whose wings are white, whose maws are fill'd with hose and shoes, with wine, cloth, sugar, salt and news, when they have eas'd their stomachs here they cry farewell, until next year.
This veggie is characterized of long stalks or shoots taken from the plant. They have a strong odor when cooked and can influence the color or urine.
This type of food, which is a fungus, is often served on supreme pizza, in spaghetti and in a particular "cream of" style soup.
This type of corn swells up and bursts into a crisp puff when heated.
This toasted sandwich is made with Bacon, Lettice and Tomato.
This thing can bat but never hit. It is next to a ball that is never thrown. It is good luck when found and it falls when it is lost.
This thing all things devours, Birds, beasts, trees, and flowers. Gnaws iron bites steel, Grinds hard stones to meal, Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down.