SHORT RIDDLES

Fun Facts (Hints)

Here is a bit of insight relating to riddles in the form of historical facts:
  • Many ancient cultures used riddles as a form of contest, and sometimes getting the right answer was a matter of life and death.
  • Archaeologists have found many brain teasing artifacts written on the walls of ancient temples in the Eastern world.
  • A variety of African cultures have used and still use riddles to pass along traditional messages and beliefs generationally.
  • People in Ancient Greece who were able to solve riddles were more popular in this society as they were very much admired by the people who couldn't.
  • The earliest example of a written puzzle/riddle that we have today is said to be from Babylonian times.
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    Never Going To Jail

    Hint:
    An exterminator.
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    Filling Empty Hands

    Hint:
    Gloves
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    Growing On A Palm Tree

    Hint:
    Coconut
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    Hard And Soft Riddle

    Hint:
    A coconut
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    Nightime Bats Riddle

    Hint:
    Aerobatics!
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    The Jet Stream Layer Riddle

    Hint:
    The Troposphere
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    Brown With No Legs

    Hint:
    A penny
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    Room 262 Riddle

    Hint:
    An elevator
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    Round And Round Riddle

    Hint:
    A washing machine
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    Old Bowling Balls Riddle

    Hint:
    In the gutter
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