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  • Folklorist Archer Taylor contended that every riddle has both positive and negative elements.
  • Funny riddles are known for their surprising answers and sometimes innocent solutions.
  • The art of the riddle has been used by teachers in various classrooms around the world for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
  • According to the scholar Victoria S. Johnson, riddles have been written for almost as long as man has a recorded history.
  • Ancient Greeks often used riddles in their religious festivals.
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    4 Leaf Clover Riddle

    You don't want to press your luck!
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    Embarrassed Chef

    Because he saw the salad dressing!
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    An Amish Guy Riddle

    A mechanic.
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    Longest Human Nose Riddle

    Because if it was twelve inches it would be a foot.
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    Why did the tomato turn red?

    Because it saw the salad dressing!

    2. Why was the math book sad?

    Because it had too many problems.

    3. Why did the clock go to the gym?

    To get in shape.

    4. Why did the chicken cross the road twice?

    To prove it wasn't a chicken!

    5. Why did the scarecrow win an award?

    Because it was outstanding in its field.

    6. Why did the banana go to the doctor?

    Because it wasn't peeling well.

    7. Why did the grape stop in the middle of the road?

    Because it ran out of juice.

    8. Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to class?

    Because her students were so bright.

    9. Why did the elephant wear a green hat?

    Because it wanted to blend in with its surroundings.

    10. Why did the cookie go to the doctor?

    Because it felt crummy.

    11. Why did the bicycle fall over?

    Because it was two-tired.

    12. Why did the lion become a coach?

    Because it wanted to teach its cubs.

    13. Why did the banker leave his job?

    Because he lost interest.

    14. Why did the guitar go to the hospital?

    Because it was a-chording to its doctor.

    15. Why did the dentist go to a comedy show?

    To get a root canal.

    16. Why did the mushroom go to the party?

    Because it was a fungi.

    17. Why did the computer go to the doctor?

    Because it had a virus.

    18. Why did the fireman wear red suspenders?

    To keep his pants up.

    19. Why did the mermaid wear seashells?

    Because she outgrew her sea-cups.

    20. Why did the bakery go out of business?

    Because it couldn't raisin the dough.

    21. Why did the cat sit on the hot stove?

    Because it wanted to be a hot-purr.

    22. Why did the toilet paper roll down the hill?

    To get to the bottom.

    23. Why did the birdie go to the hospital?

    Because it fell off its perch.

    24. Why did the chef become a detective?

    Because he loved to saute crimes.

    25. Why did the football coach go to the bank?

    To get his quarterback.

    26. Why did the sailor study geography?

    To learn the ropes.

    27. Why did the magician become a teacher?

    Because he wanted to make history.

    28. Why did the baker get a ticket?

    Because he parked in a donut zone.

    29. Why did the cowboy adopt a dog?

    To have a companion for his rodeo.

    30. Why did the rapper eat seeds all day?

    To spit sick beats.

    31. Why did the child cross the playground to get to the other slide?

    Because they didn't want to get in trouble.

    32. Why did the lawyer cross the road?

    To file a brief.

    33. Why did the astronaut break up with his girlfriend?

    Because he needed space.

    34. Why did the comedian also become a magician?

    Because he knew how to pull jokes out of a hat.

    35. Why did the English teacher fail the student?

    Because the student couldn't spell the word "cheater."

    36. Why did the gym close for the winter?

    To accumulate mass.

    37. Why did the electrician work at night?

    Because he wanted to make some sparks fly.

    38. Why did the DJ go to the doctor?

    Because he had too many sick beats.

    39. Why did the racecar driver cross the line?

    To get to the finish line.

    40. Why did the bird go to the movies?

    To see a bird-themed movie.

    41. Why did the hockey player cross the rink?

    To get to the penalty box.

    42. Why did the barber go to jail?

    Because he gave a bad haircut.

    43. Why did the farmer win an award?

    Because he was outstanding in his field.

    44. Why did the dog sit in the sun?

    Because it wanted to be a hot-dog.

    45. Why did the math teacher miss the bus?

    Because she was calculating her commute.

    46. Why did the truck driver stop at the red light?

    Because it was a tomato.

    47. Why did the astronaut drink coffee in space?

    Because it helped him take off.

    48. Why did the goat go to the gym?

    To work on its baa-baa-biceps.

    49. Why did the chef cry at the salad bar?

    Because he ran out of thyme.

    50. Why did the baker go to Mars?

    To make space cakes.
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