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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 Gate's Key Riddle

    Hint:
    Love
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    Begins With L Riddle

    Hint:
    Loyalty
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    Spelling Candy Riddle

    Hint:
    C and Y
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    Twenty Six Letters Riddle

    Hint:
    Alphabet.
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    A Word Referring To Women Riddle

    Hint:
    Aunt
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    An Odd Number Made Even Riddle

    Hint:
    Seven - Remove the s and it reads even.
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    Longest Word In English Riddle

    Hint:
    Smiles. There's a mile between the beginning and end.
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    Remove My Letters Riddle

    Hint:
    Queue, Q
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    The Most Slippery Country Riddle

    Hint:
    Greece
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    Words And Letters Riddle

    Hint:
    What, Still, Occasionally, Later, Never, Happily
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    An Animal Of Few Letters

    Hint:
    Frog. It only has four letters, removing the r leaves fog, which makes it hard to see. Changing the r to an l makes flog, a punishment I hope youve never experienced. Flog backwards is golf.
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    With Three Eyes Riddle

    Hint:
    An aliiien!
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    Pronounced Right Or Wrong Riddle

    Hint:
    The word wrong.
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    Fish Without An Eye Riddle

    Hint:
    Fsh!
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    A Word I Know Riddle

    Hint:
    Dozens.
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