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Before Mount Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain on Earth?
Mt.Everest

Can a man legally marry his widow’s sister in the state of California?
No, he’s dead

Clara Clatter was born on December 27th, yet her birthday is always in the summer. How is this possible?
She lived in the southern hemisphere.

He has married many women, but has never been married. Who is he?
A preacher.

How many of each animal did Moses take on the ark?
Moses didnt make the ark, Noah did.

How many times can you subtract the number 5 from 25?
Once, because after you subtract it’s not 25 anymore.

How much dirt is in a hole 4 feet deep and 2 feet wide?
There is no dirt in a hole.

I know a word of letters three, add two and fewer there will be.
Few

If a rooster laid a brown egg and a white egg, what kind of chicks would hatch?
Roosters don’t lay eggs.

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Few More Riddles …

What has feet and legs, and nothing else?
Stockings

What is the moon worth?
$1, because it has 4 quarters.

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?
A candle.

What stays where it is when it goes off?
An alarm clock

You heard me before, yet you hear me again. Then I die, ’til you call me again. What am I?
An echo

There is a man standing over a dead body in a coffin, and another man walks in and asks, who’s in the coffin. The first man replies, brothers and sisters, I have none, but this man’s father is my fathers son. Who’s in the coffin?
His son

A few more Riddles.

What has to be broken before it can be used?
An egg.

What does no man want, yet no man wants to lose?
Work – Employment

How many bricks does it take to complete a building made of brick?
Only one, the last one.

What is everything to someone, and nothing to everyone else?
Your mind.

Big as a biscuit, deep as a cup, even a river can’t fill it up. What is it?
A kitchen strainer.

What goes up and never comes down?
Your age.

What’s the greatest worldwide use of cowhide?
To cover cows.

Riddles

I decided to give Riddles a go. This entire week, I am going to post Riddles. I remember how much I loved those when I was younger. Dunno when they got lost but here’s a nice chance to revive them. Hey no peeping … do it for the fun of it.

If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don’t have it. What is it?
A secret.

The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
Darkness

What book was once owned by only the wealthy, but now everyone can have it?
You can’t buy it in a bookstore or take it from a library.
A telephone book.

What gets whiter the dirtier that it gets?
A chalkboard

What happened in the middle of the twentieth century that will not happen again for 4,000 years?
The year 1961 can be read upside down and that won’t happen again until 6009!

What has no beginning, end, or middle?
A doughnut.