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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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    This House Holds Rooms Riddle

    Hint:
    A Dictionary.
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    The Mixed Words Riddle

    Hint:
    Scrambled eggs
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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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    Without Any Cars Riddle

    Hint:
    T-H-A-T
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    The Right I Riddle

    Hint:
    Right between the eyes.
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    Top A Christmas Tree Riddle

    Hint:
    Star
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    Letters Of Three Riddle

    Hint:
    Few
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    The Capital Of Turkey Riddle

    Hint:
    I-T
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    If We Did Not Exist Riddle

    Hint:
    Parents
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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?
    Body parts remaining: 6
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    Hint: Someone who keeps record of financial transactions.
    Bookkeeper
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    5 Little Items Riddle

    Hint:
    Vowels
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