WORD RIDDLES

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Did you know that the art of the riddle is seen in many forms throughout the history of the world. Check out these interesting tidbits of information related to the world's most famous form of humor throughout history:
  • Riddle type poems and the such are placed throughout many important pieces of historical literature.
  • Artifacts containing riddles were obtained in Central America in the late 1900's. These riddles are often attributed to the Ancient Mesopotamiam civilization that lived there.
  • In many African cultures, the riddle is/was used in folklore, to pass down traditions and as a rite of passage for youth into adulthood.
  • The Ancient Greeks believed that a person's ability to solve riddles was a good way to measure their intelligence.
  • According to Greek folklore, the Sphinx sat outside of the ancient city of Thebes and posed riddles to passersby. If the travelers responded with the wrong answer, they met their demise.
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    Easter Before Valentines Riddle

    Hint:
    In the dictionary
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    Escape Plan Riddle

    Hint: The answer involves word play.
    You look in the mirror and see what you saw. You take the saw and cut it in half. Two halves make a whole. Put the hole on the wall and climb out.
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    The Hidden Message

    Hint:
    First notice what is written with black ink. You will find the word - Good. Inside those letters, you will see the white space. In the white space, the word "evil" has been written. If you think of it in a psychological manner, you will be able to understand the hidden meaning. It suggests that "Good" is nothing but the absence of evil.
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    The Favorite Daughter

    Hint:
    Nothing.


    Your Answer: love
    The correct answer was Nothing

    Other accepted answers: nothing

    "Nothing will come of nothing, speak again". Lear really wants her to try again but she counters that she cannot "heave my heart into my mouth" and also doubts her sisters sincerity, "Why have my sisters husbands, if they say they love you all? ". Lear cannot believe her lack of warmth "so young and so untender". Cordelia counters "so young, my lord, and true".
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    Two Relative Words Riddle

    Hint:
    Earth and heart
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    Pumping Blood Riddle

    Hint:
    Heart
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    What Word Starts With E And End With E

    Hint: Letter is a dead give away
    Envelope
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    The Seven Letter Word

    Hint:
    TOBACCO / ROMANCE

    If you have other answers please comment them.
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    Mixed Words Riddle

    Hint:
    1. Golyrbi : Girl - Boy
    2. Gondylou : Young - Old
    3. WpnuOd : Up - Down
    4. naawmnom : Man - Woman
    5. Titlghfer : Right - Left
    6. Egmooc : Come - Go
    7. Ydignhat : Day - Night
    8. Yyiannnurs : Sunny - Rainy
    9. Mmweetrrinus : Summer - Winter
    10. ciiavelglyt : City - Village
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    12 Remaining Riddle

    Hint:
    Dozens
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    Make It Shorter Riddle

    Hint:
    Short
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    Just Use Your Hands Riddle

    Hint:
    A fork.
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    The Unusual Paragraph

    Hint:
    This paragraph is so unusual because there are no "e"s
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    Mom's Magic Riddle

    Hint:
    The magic word
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    Four Countries Riddle

    Hint:
    Japan, China, Nepal, India
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