ENGLISH RIDDLES

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The riddle has a rich history in the English language. Here are a few obscure facts related to their relationship:
  • One of the most distinguished pieces of literature in the past thousand years contains a very comprehensive set of riddles in English. This book is called the "Exeter Book."
  • Old English riddles are commonly filled with double entendre.
  • Riddles are often defined as a piece of literature or poetry that describes something yet to be named.
  • One of the oldest recorded riddles to remain in tact is featured on an ancient tablet from Mesopotamia.
  • In the modern world, riddles are used in various forms of art and media, including movies.
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    Home To The Royals Riddle

    Hint:
    England
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    Letters Hold Water Riddle

    Hint:
    The letter C. (Sea)
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    As Long As Its Value Riddle

    Hint:
    Four
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    Remove Six Letters Riddle

    Hint:
    The familiar English word that remains is BANANA after removing the phrase SIX LETTERS.
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    Double Letter Riddle

    Hint:
    Happenchance. There are two Hs, two As, and so on for all the letters in the word.
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    What Word In The English Language Is Always Spelled Incorrectly

    Hint:
    Incorrectly
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    Ending In GRY Riddle

    Hint:
    The answer is language. It is the third word of the phrase the English language.
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    Consecutive Double Letters Riddle

    What English word has three consecutive double letters?
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    Hint: Someone who keeps record of financial transactions.
    Bookkeeper
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    Something Never Borrowed Riddle

    Hint:
    The word 'Thanks.'
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    Pronounced Words Riddle

    Hint:
    Wrong!
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    The 9 Lettered Word

    Hint:
    'Startling' is the word. Begin by removing 'l', which makes it 'starting', then take away the 't', making it 'staring', and so on - string; sting; sing; sin; in; and, I.
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    The English Channel Riddle

    Hint:
    Turn the TV on and switch it to a channel originating in England.
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    Pronounced Right Or Wrong Riddle

    Hint:
    The word wrong.
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    Fourth Of July In England

    Hint:
    Yes, theres a 4th of July in every country. Of course they dont treat it as a holiday as citizens of the United States do, but thats not what was asked.
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    Only Self-Enumerating Number

    Hint:
    Four. The number four has four letters, making it self-enumerating.
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