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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    Around The World Riddle

    Hint:
    A stamp
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    Lion On A Canoe Riddle

    Hint:
    Use his Roar
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    Kept Behind Bars Riddle

    Hint:
    Chocolate bars
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    Sleeping Tigers

    Hint:
    Anywhere he wants to!
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    Man On A Hill

    Hint:
    Cliff!
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    Human Cannonball Riddle

    Hint:
    He got fired!
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    Carpenter Nails Riddle

    Hint:
    Fingernails!
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    Round And Violent Riddle

    Hint:
    A vicious circle!
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    Bottom And A Top Riddle

    Hint:
    Your legs!
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    Noisy Graveyards Riddle

    Hint:
    Because of all the coffin!
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