1. It is greater than God and more evil than the devil. The poor have it, the rich need it and if you eat it you'll die. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link Nothing. Nothing is greater than God, nothing is more evil than the devil, the poor have nothing, the rich need nothing and if you eat nothing you'll die
2. It walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon and three legs in the evening. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link Man (or woman). Crawls on all fours as a baby, walks on two legs as an adult and uses two legs and a cane when they're old.
3. I am the beginning of the end, and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link
The letter e. End, timE, spacE, Every placE
4. What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats? Show the answer » Direct link A river.
5. I never was, am always to be. No one ever saw me, nor ever will. And yet I am the confidence of all, To live and breathe on this terrestrial ball. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Tomorrow or the future.
6. At night they come without being fetched. By day they are lost without being stolen. What are they? Show the answer » Direct link The stars.
7. There was a green house. Inside the green house there was a white house. Inside the white house there was a red house. Inside the red house there were lots of
babies. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A watermelon.
8. What is in seasons, seconds, centuries and minutes but not in decades, years or days? Show the answer » Direct link The letter 'n'.
9. Think of words ending in -GRY. Angry and hungry are two of them. There are only three words in the English language. What is the third word? The word is something that everyone uses every day. If you have listened carefully, I have already told you what it is. Show the answer » Direct link It states, "There are only three words in the English language. What is the third word?" The third word of that phrase is of course "language." Don't get angry at me, I didn't make it up :)
10. The person who makes it, sells it. The person who buys it never uses it and the person who uses it doesn't know they are. What is it?
Show the answer » Direct link A coffin
11. The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link Darkness
What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?
Show the answer » Direct link A penny.
13. What English word has three consecutive double letters? Show the answer » Direct link Bookkeeper. An alternate, tricky, answer could be Woollen (where W is a "double u")
14. What's black when you get it, red when you use it, and white when you're all through with it? Show the answer » Direct link
15. You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat? Show the answer » Direct link An ear of corn.
16. I am always hungry, I must always be fed, The finger I touch, Will soon turn red Show the answer » Direct link Fire
17. Ripped from my mother's womb, Beaten and burned, I become a blood thirsty killer. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Iron ore
I know a word of letters three. Add two, and fewer
there will be Show the answer » Direct link Few
19. I give you a group of three. One is sitting down, and will never get up. The second eats as much as is given to him, yet is always hungry. The third goes away and never returns. Show the answer » Direct link Stove, fire, smoke
20. I have four legs but no tail. Usually I am heard only at night. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A frog. The frog is an amphibian in the order Anura (meaning "tail-less") and usually makes noises at night during its mating season.
21. Half-way up the hill, I see thee at last, lying beneath me with thy sounds and sights -- A city in the twilight, dim and vast, with smoking roofs, soft bells, and gleaming lights. Show the answer » Direct link
The past. (Longfellow)
22. When young, I am sweet in the sun. When middle-aged, I make you gay. When old, I am valued more than ever. Show the answer » Direct link Wine
23. All about, but cannot be seen, Can be captured, cannot be held, No throat, but can be heard. Show the answer » Direct link The wind
24. If you break me I do not stop working, If you touch me I may be snared, If you lose me Nothing will matter. Show the answer » Direct link Your heart
25. Until I am measured I am not known, Yet how you miss me When I have flown. Show the answer » Direct link Time
26. I drive men mad For love of me, Easily beaten, Never free. Show the answer » Direct link Gold
27. When set loose I fly away, Never so cursed As when I go astray. Show the answer » Direct link A fart
28. Lighter than what I am made of, More of me is hidden
Than is seen. Show the answer » Direct link Iceberg
29. Each morning I appear To lie at your feet, All day I will follow No matter how fast you run, Yet I nearly perish In the midday sun. Show the answer » Direct link Shadow
30. My life can be measured in hours, I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick Fat, I am slow Wind is my foe. Show the answer » Direct link A candle
31. I am seen in the water If seen in the sky, I am in the rainbow,
A jay's feather, And lapis lazuli. Show the answer » Direct link Blue
32. Glittering points That downward thrust, Sparkling spears That never rust. Show the answer » Direct link Icicle
33. You heard me before, Yet you hear me again, Then I die, 'Till you call me again. Show the answer » Direct link An echo
34. Three lives have I. Gentle enough to soothe the skin, Light enough to caress the sky, Hard enough to crack rocks.
Show the answer » Direct link Water
35. At the sound of me, men may dream Or stamp their feet At the sound of me, women may laugh Or sometimes weep Show the answer » Direct link Music
36. What does man love more than life Fear more than death or mortal strife What the poor have, the rich require, and what contented men desire, What the miser spends and the spendthrift saves And all men carry to their graves? Show the answer » Direct link Nothing
37. I build up castles. I tear down mountains. I make some men blind, I help others to see. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link Sand
38. Two in a corner, 1 in a room, 0 in a house, but 1 in a shelter. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link The letter r.
39. Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it, Five in the middle is seen; First of all figures, the first of all letters, Take up their stations between. Join all together, and then you will bring Before you the name of an eminent king. Show the answer » Direct link DAVID (Roman numerals)
40. It cannot be seen, it weighs nothing, but when put into a barrel, it makes it lighter. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A hole
How far will a blind dog walk into a forest?
Show the answer » Direct link Halfway. After he gets halfway, he's walking out of the forest.
42. What happens when you throw a yellow rock into a purple stream? Show the answer » Direct link It makes a splash.
What starts with a T, ends with a T, and has "T" in
Show the answer » Direct link A teapot
44. As I went over London Bridge I met my sister Jenny I broke her neck and drank her blood And left her standing empty Show the answer » Direct link
A bottle of gin
45. Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. Whoever knows it, wants it not Show the answer » Direct link Counterfeit money
46. I am, in truth, a yellow fork From tables in the sky By inadvertent fingers dropped The awful cutlery. Of mansions never quite disclosed And never quite concealed The apparatus of the dark To ignorance revealed. -- Emily Dickenson Show the answer » Direct link Lightning
47. You saw me where I never was and where I could not be. And yet within that very place, my face you often see. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link A reflection
48. I turn polar bears white and I will make you cry. I make guys have to pee and girls comb their hair. I make celebrities look stupid and normal people look like celebrities. I turn pancakes brown and make your champagne bubble. If you squeeze me, I'll pop. If you look at me, you'll pop. Can you guess the riddle? Show the answer » Direct link The answer to this admittedly lame riddle is, "No." The reason is that the question at the very end asks if you can guess the riddle and there is nothing that satisfies the requirements above.
Say my name and I disappear. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link Silence
What is it that after you take away the whole, some
still remains? Show the answer » Direct link Wholesome
51. A box without hinges, lock or key, yet golden treasure lies within. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link An egg
52. Forward I'm heavy, but backwards I'm not. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Ton
53. Why doesn't a mountain covered with snow catch cold? Show the answer » Direct link Because it has a snowcap :)
54. I can be long, or I can be short. I can be grown, and I can be bought.
I can be painted, or left bare. I can be round, or square. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A fingernail
55. One by one we fall from heaven down into the depths of past And our world is ever upturned so that yet some time we'll last Show the answer » Direct link Sands in an hourglass
56. I drift forever with the current down these long canals they've made Tame, yet wild, I run elusive Multitasking to your aid. Before I came, the world was darker Colder, sometimes, rougher, true But though I might make living easy, I'm good at killing people too. Show the answer » Direct link Electricity (or lightning)
57. Reaching stiffly for the sky, I bare my fingers when it's cold In warmth I wear an emerald glove And in between I dress in gold Show the answer » Direct link A deciduous tree
58. Kings and queens may cling to power and the jester's got his call But, as you may all discover, the common one outranks them all Show the answer » Direct link An ace (in a deck of cards)
59. Every dawn begins with me At dusk I'll be the first you see And daybreak couldn't come without What midday centers all about Daises grow from me, I'm told And when I come, I end all cold But in the sun I won't be found Yet still, each day I'll be around Show the answer » Direct link The letter d.
60. Kings and lords and christians raised them Since they stand for higher powers Yet few of them would stand, I'm certain, if women ruled this world of ours Show the answer » Direct link A tower.
61. Soft and fragile is my skin I get my growth in mud I'm dangerous as much as pretty For if not careful, I draw blood. Show the answer » Direct link A thorn
62. Three brothers share a family sport: A non-stop marathon The oldest one is fat and short And trudges slowly on The middle brother's tall and slim And keeps a steady pace The youngest runs just like the wind, A-speeding through the race "He's young in years, we let him run," The other brothers say "'Cause though he's surely number one,
He's second, in a way." Show the answer » Direct link The hands on a clock (hour, minute, second).
63. It's true I bring serenity, And hang around the stars But yet I live in misery; You'll find me behind bars With thieves and villains I consort In prison I'll be found But I would never go to court, Unless there's more than one Show the answer » Direct link The letter s
64. I am a box that holds keys without locks, yet they can unlock your soul. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A piano.
65. There once was a strange man who loved wordplay, he had a very important and successful business that would take insect shipments from all across the world and distribute them to zoos across the US.
What was the name of his company? Show the answer » Direct link ImportANT
66. There is one word that stands the test of time and holds fast to the center of everything. Though everyone will try at least once in their life to move around this word, but in fact, unknowingly, they use it every moment of the day. Young or old, awake or in sleep, human or animal, this word stands fast. It belongs to everyone, to all living things, but no one can master it. The word is? Show the answer » Direct link Gravity
67. My days are in the summer When you'll eat me when I'm hot In fact I'll even eat myself Where battles tough are fought But when you find me in a fight 'Twill be high in the sky And if you catch me napping I suggest you let me lie When you're bad come to my house From Ma get thoughts profound Am I big or am I small?
Some say I'm just a pound. Show the answer » Direct link Dog. Dog days, hot dog, dog pound, dog fight.
68. My first is twice in apple but not once in tart. My second is in liver but not in heart. My third is in giant and also in ghost. Whole I'm best, when I am roast. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link You are a pig.
What gets wetter as it dries?
Show the answer » Direct link A towel
70. This is a most unusual paragraph. How quickly can you find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so ordinary you'd think nothing was wrong with it - and in fact, nothing is wrong with it. It is unusual though. Why? Study it, think about it, and you may find out. Try to do it without coaching. If you work at it for a bit it will dawn on you. So jump to it and try your skill at figuring it out.
Good luck - don't blow your cool! Show the answer » Direct link The most common letter in the English language, the letter e, is not found in the entire paragraph.
71. When you went into the woods you got me. You hated me yet you wanted to find me. You went home with me cause you couldn't find me What was it? Show the answer » Direct link A splinter
72. An iron horse with a flaxen tail. The faster the horse runs, the shorter his tail becomes. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A needle and thread.
73. You have to travel far before you turn it over. What is it?
Show the answer » Direct link An odometer
74. A mile from end to end, yet as close to as a friend. A precious commodity, freely given. Seen on the dead and on the living. Found on the rich, poor, short and tall, but shared among children most of all. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A smile.
I'm full of holes, yet I'm full of water. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link A sponge
76. Four of us are in your field But our differences keep us at yield First, a one that is no fool Though he resembles a gardener's tool Next, one difficult to split in two And a girl once had one as big as her shoe Then, to the mind, one's a lovely bonder And truancy makes it grow fonder
Last, a stem connecting dots of three Knowing all this, what are we? Show the answer » Direct link The four suits in a deck of standard playing cards The Spade is a gardener's tool. The Diamond is the hardest gem to break. "Little Girl and Queen" is a Mother Goose rhyme, in which the Queen gave the girl a large diamond for picking the Queen some roses. The Heart bonds with the mind to form love. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. The Club, or Clover, is three dots connected around a stem.
77. I am a word of meanings three. Three ways of spelling me there be. The first is an odour, a smell if you will. The second some money, but not in a bill. The third is past tense, a method of passing things on or around. Can you tell me now, what these words are, that have the same sound? Show the answer » Direct link
Scent, cent, sent
78. It's red, blue, purple and green, no one can reach it, not even the queen. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A rainbow.
What question can you never honestly answer yes
Show the answer » Direct link Are you asleep? (or dead)
80. What has a neck and no head, two arms but no hands? Show the answer » Direct link A shirt (or sweater, jacket etc)
81. I live in water If you cut my head I'm at your door, If you cut my tail I'm fruit, If you cut both I'm with you
What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A pearl. They're found underwater. Removing the head (p) leaves Earl, a guy who could be at your door. Removing the tail (l) leaves pear, a fruit and if you cut both off you're left with ear, which is with you because it's attached to your head.
82. Feed me and I live, give me drink and I die. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Fire.
83. What begins and has no end? What is the ending of all that begins? Show the answer » Direct link Death or decay
84. A man went to the hardware store to buy items for his house. 1 would cost $.25 12 would cost $.50 122 would cost $.75
When he left the store he had spent $.75, what did he buy? Show the answer » Direct link House numbers
85. What makes a loud noise when changing its jacket, becomes larger but weighs less? Show the answer » Direct link Popcorn
The more you take, the more you leave behind.
Show the answer » Direct link Footsteps
87. I am a word of 5 letters and people eat me. If you remove the first letter I become a form of energy. Remove the first two and I'm needed to live. Scramble the last 3 and you can drink me. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link wheat heat eat
88. Before any changes I'm a garlic or spice. My first is altered and I'm a hand-warming device. My second is changed and I'm trees in full bloom. The next letter change makes a deathly old tomb. Change the fourth to make a fruit of the vine. Change the last for a chart plotted with lines. What was I? What did I become? What did I turn out to be? Show the answer » Direct link clove glove grove grave grape graph
89. A woman shoots her husband, then holds him under water for five minutes. Finally, she hangs him. Five minutes later they enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be? Show the answer » Direct link She took a photo of him and developed it in the dark room.
Remove six letters from this sequence to reveal a
familiar English word. BSAINXLEATNTEARS Show the answer » Direct link BANANA (Removed SIX LETTERS)
91. Alive without breath, As cold as death, Clad in mail never clinking, Never thirsty, ever drinking Show the answer » Direct link A fish
92. I can always go up, never down, I can always turn left, never right, I am always hot when I'm cold Show the answer » Direct link A ski lift
93. A cowboy rides into town on Friday, stays for three days and leaves on Friday. How did he do it? Show the answer » Direct link The horse's name is Friday
94. What has roots that nobody sees, Is taller than trees, Up, up it goes, Yet it never grows? Show the answer » Direct link A mountain (from Tolkien)
95. This thing all things devours, Birds, beasts, trees, and flowers. Gnaws iron bites steel, Grinds hard stones to meal, Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down Show the answer » Direct link Time
96. It cannot be seen, it cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt, Lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills. Comes first follows after, Ends life kills laughter. Show the answer » Direct link
97. An eye in a blue face Saw an eye in a green face. 'That eye is like this eye' Said the first eye, But in a low, not high place. Show the answer » Direct link The sun shining on daisies
98. I'm lighter than air but a million men can't lift me. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A bubble
99. A man is born in 1946 and dies in 1947, yet he was 86 years old. How is that possible? Show the answer » Direct link He was born in room #1946 of the hospital when he was born, and died in room #1947 86 years later.
100. I go in hard. I come out soft.
You blow me hard. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Gum
101. Two words is my answer. In order to keep me, you have to give me. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Your word
102. If you drop me I'm sure to crack but give me a smile and I'll always smile back Show the answer » Direct link A mirror
103. What does this represent? Standing World Show the answer » Direct link Standing on top of the world
104. What does this represent? Wear Black Show the answer » Direct link Black underwear
105. Old Mother Twitchet had one eye and a long tail that she let fly. And every time she went through a gap, she left some tail in the trap Show the answer » Direct link A needle and thread
106. Little Miss Eticote In her white petticoat And her red nose The longer she stands The shorter she grows Show the answer » Direct link A candle
107. Only one color, but not one size, stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies; present in sun, but not in rain;
doing no harm, and feeling no pain. Show the answer » Direct link A shadow
108. What force and strength cannot get through, I, with a gentle touch, can do. And many in the street would stand, were I not a friend at hand. Show the answer » Direct link A key
109. Round like an apple, deep like a cup, yet all the king's horses cannot pull it up. Show the answer » Direct link A well
110. Thirty white horses on a red hill, first champ, then stamp, and then stand still Show the answer » Direct link Your teeth
111. Black we are and much admired, men seek us if they are tired, We tire the horse, comfort man, guess this riddle if you can. Show the answer » Direct link Coal
112. Weight in my belly; trees on my back; nails in my ribs; feet I do lack. Show the answer » Direct link A ship
113. What holds two people together but touches only one? Show the answer » Direct link A wedding ring (at least it used to)
What lives in the corner but travels the world?
Show the answer » Direct link A postage stamp
115. I'm white, I'm round, but not always around. Sometimes you see me, sometimes you don't. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link The moon
116. There are two meanings to me. With one I may need to be broken, with the other I hold on. My favorite characteristic is my charming dimple. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A tie
117. Toss me out of the window, You'll find a grieving wife, Pull me back but through the door, and Watch someone give life! What am I? Show the answer » Direct link The letter 'n' (widow, donor)
118. What has a head, one arm, one leg and a round bottom?
Show the answer » Direct link A handicapped parking sign
119. I have an end but no beginning, a home but no family, a space without room. I never speak but there is no word I cannot make. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A keyboard
120. I go in dry and come out wet, The longer I'm in, the stronger I get. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A tea bag
121. In the day I stand tall in a white petticoat. By evening I'm in my short black dress. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link The wick of a candle
122. I cannot be other than what I am Until the man who made me dies Power and glory will fall to me finally
Only when he last closes his eyes Show the answer » Direct link A prince
123. Two in a whole and four in a pair And six in a trio you see And eight's a quartet but what you must get Is the name that fits just one of me? Show the answer » Direct link A half
124. One am I, among six others: Largest, smallest, Cold, dark and two brothers. Who am I? (Purportedly from Lewis Carroll) Show the answer » Direct link Europe (The Seven continents)
125. What asks no questions but receives lots of answers?
Show the answer » Direct link A phone or doorbell
126. In the night a mountain in the morning a meadow. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A bed
What goes up but never comes down?
Show the answer » Direct link Your age
128. Three little letters A paradox to some. The worse that it is The better it becomes. Show the answer » Direct link Pun
129. I am in a house with no doors. There are people inside but give no reply. Who am I?
Show the answer » Direct link A fish. A fish bowl or aquarium is the fish's house and the people inside are the decorative divers that offer no reply (one might ask how the fish knows, given that they aren't a talkative bunch themselves).
I hide but my head is outside. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link A nail
131. What three letter English word has an odd start, an even finish and an infinitely long middle? Show the answer » Direct link The word vex. "v" is Roman numeral 5, which is odd. "x" is Roman numeral 10, which is even. "e" is the base of the natural logarithm and is irrational (e = 2.718281828...). Its mantissa (the part to the right of the decimal point) is infinitely long.
132. When a bird flies over the ocean a part of the body touches the water but doesn't get wet. What part is it? Show the answer » Direct link The shadow
133. I appear in the morning but am always there. You can never see me though I am everywhere. By night I am gone, though I sometimes never was. Nothing can defeat me but I am easily gone. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Sunlight
134. In the marble walls as white as wilk, Lined with skin as soft as silk, Within a fountain crystal clear, A golden apple does appear. No doors are there to this stronghold Yet thieves break in and steal the gold. Show the answer » Direct link An egg or egg yolk (this is a variation of a riddle found earlier on this page - Box without hinges...)
135. I am here, I am there I am burned into the mind of none I walk on fire and live on ice My words are meaningless for I talk not I hate everyone yet fear no one I have lived for centuries Yet I have never existed
What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Nothingness
136. I don't exist unless you cut me, but if you stab me I won't bleed. I hate no one yet am abhorred by all. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A fart
137. The first is a person who lives in disguise who deals in secrets and tells nothing but lies. Then think of a letter that's last to mend the middle of middle and end of end. Now think of a sound which is often heard in search of every unknown word. Put it together and answer me this, which creature would you be unwilling to kiss? Show the answer » Direct link 1. spy 2. d 3. er Creature: Spider
138. I live in a busy place in the city, I'll let you stay with me for awhile, If you don't feed me, I can get you into trouble. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A parking meter
139. The first 2 letters of this English word refer to a male, the first three refer to a female, the first 4 to a great man and the whole word is a great woman. What is the word? Show the answer » Direct link Heroine (he, her, hero)
140. What word is the same written forward, backward and upside down? Show the answer » Direct link noon
141. What instrument can make any sound and be heard but not touched or seen? Show the answer » Direct link
142. What surrounds the world, yet dwells within a thimble? Show the answer » Direct link Space
143. I am whole but incomplete. I have no eyes, yet I see. You can see, and see right through me. My largest part is one fourth of what I once was. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A skeleton
144. I am big and mighty, and scared of sharp objects. I feed everyone and watch people go by. I have my feet stuck and hate talking with my big mouth. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A tree
145. I wear a red robe, With staff in hand, And a stone in my throat.
Cut me and I weep red tears What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A cherry
146. The dwarves and Snow White sit down for a bite. How fast can you guess what she serves her guests next? Show the answer » Direct link Seven Seconds
147. I have a mouth on my head and eat everything. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A backpack
148. Gets rid of bad ones, Short and tall, Tightens when used One size fits all. Show the answer » Direct link A noose
149. What comes in different sizes, different colors and different shapes? Show the answer » Direct link A jigsaw puzzle piece
150. What happens four times in every week, twice in every month and once in a year? Show the answer » Direct link The letter 'e'. There are four 'e's in 'every week', two 'e's in 'every month' and one 'e' in 'year'.
151. I met an old man on London bridge, As the sun set on the ridge, He tipped his hat and drew his name, And cheated at the guessing game. What was the man's name? Show the answer » Direct link Andrew
152. yyyy U R, yyyy U B, I C U R y y 4 ? What word belongs in place of the question mark?
Show the answer » Direct link Me. Wise you are, wise you be, I see you are too wise for me.
153. I live above a star but never burn. I have 11 neighbors but they never turn. My initials are p, q, r and sometimes s. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Number 7 on a phone keypad
154. Tear one off and scratch my head. What once was red is black instead. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A match.
155. She awakes, I touch her and she spreads her legs apart. We are both nervous but I continue. Finally the white liquid comes. What happened? Show the answer » Direct link Milking a cow
Tall in the morning, short at noon, gone at night but
I'll be back soon. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A shadow
What four letters frighten a thief?
Show the answer » Direct link OICU (Oh, I see you)
158. What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment but not once in a thousand years? Show the answer » Direct link The letter m.
How is the letter T like an island?
Show the answer » Direct link It's in the middle of waTer.
160. If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don't have it. What is it?
Show the answer » Direct link A secret
Where can you find a 3 foot ruler?
Show the answer » Direct link At a yard sale
162. What falls but never breaks and breaks but never falls? Show the answer » Direct link Night and day.
163. What do you throw out to use and take in when you're done? Show the answer » Direct link An anchor.
164. Voiceless it cries, wingless flutters, toothless bites, mouthless mutters. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link
165. The thunder comes before the lightning, And the lightning comes before the cloud, The rain dries all the land it touches, Wrapping the earth in a blood red shroud. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A volcano
166. A word I know, six letters it contains, subtract just one and twelve remains. Show the answer » Direct link Dozens, dozen
167. What ties one to another and is closest to the heart? Show the answer » Direct link A wedding ring.
168. People need me but they always give me away. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link Money
I crawl on the earth and rise on a pillar. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link A shadow.
What kind of pet always stays on the floor?
Show the answer » Direct link A carpet
What type of house weighs the least?
Show the answer » Direct link A lighthouse
172. I'm found on a hand and also a tree, You'll find me on Sunday, occasionally, Records, pictures, islands and brew, From August to Wolfgang and Sago for you. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link
173. I have palms but not on hands, I offer foods from distant lands, When at my peak you'll see me smoke, I'm famous for my friendly folk, My flowers grow and yet they lay, There's fire where a man will play, I'm sure you know we're family, You're welcome to come stay with me. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Hawaii
174. The answer to each clue is a single, 100-point word, or a word whose letters add up to 100, with a = 1, b = 2. I wrote this word value calculator so you can easily check your guesses. i. Peanut butter tastes like this. ii. The hat a Dad wears. iii. To fire a chef, iv. A smart timepiece. v. Figured it out again. vi. Where a kid can sleep. vii. The magical fruit leaves you doing this. viii. Betrayed for this much silver. ix. A baked good that is height challenged.
x. A sticky way to neaten your hair. Show the answer » Direct link i. nutty ii. fatherhood iii. cookout iv. clockwise v. resolved vi. boycott vii. tooting viii. thirty ix. shortcake x. honeycomb
175. Snake coiled round and round, Snake deep below the ground, Snake that's never had a head, Snake that binds but not with dread. Show the answer » Direct link A rope
What do you not want to have and not want to lose?
Show the answer » Direct link A lawsuit
177. I belong to you, but am used more by others. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Your name. It could also be your phone number.
What do horses, sleep and dreams have in common?
Show the answer » Direct link Nightmares
Which tree is the most difficult to get along with?
Show the answer » Direct link A crabtree
180. Stars awash in a sheen of light It calls out loud in vile delight. Listeners endure in fright. Vicious brute that reigns at night, Evil whelped of heinous bite, Renewed by wax, it regains might. A leading way to slay the beast, Get the hidden weapon thus released. What is this describing?
Hint: The first letter of each line has a clue Show the answer » Direct link A werewolf (vulnerable to silver bullets)
181. Halo of water, tongue of wood Skin of stone, long I've stood. My fingers short reach to the sky Inside my heart men live and die. Show the answer » Direct link A castle.
182. This house holds rooms, one score and six, That shelter a vast mob. It lets lions lie down with the lambs, Yet makes both shun the slob. None now will nestle with nicks and nates, While reams room near the rear. Though you and I have separate rooms Both our bottles brim with beer. The king and queen can never mate (Though hands and hearts hobnob) Because their rooms are separate If this jail does its job. What house is this that rules thus
Forcing faith to fend with fear? The answer to this riddle lies With dead and dying here. Show the answer » Direct link A dictionary.
183. Boys use it, girls like it, parents hate it. What is this 5-letter word? Show the answer » Direct link Phone
184. I am in the sky but also in the ground. When you study me, no matter how long, I will always end with an f. I may be in your yard but not in your house. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A leaf.
185. I spit like bacon, am made with an egg, I have plenty of backbone but lack good legs, I peel like an onion but still remain whole, I'm long like a flagpole, yet fit in a hole What am I? Show the answer » Direct link
186. The more you take from me, the bigger I get. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A hole
187. I sit in a corner and travel around the world. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A stamp
188. What are these three related items? When I am placed somewhere I will never stand up. Whatever you give me I will eat. When I go I never return. Show the answer » Direct link A stove, fire, smoke.
189. What plant becomes the name of a star by removing the first letter, becomes a number without the last letter and becomes a bird if the first and last letters are taken away?
Show the answer » Direct link Ivy VY = VY Canis Majoris, one of the largest known stars IV = Roman Numeral 4 V = representation of a bird
What work can one never finish?
Show the answer » Direct link An autobiography
191. Everyone needs this, it's great with an 'r' on the end but you're sad when the first letter goes away. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link Love, lover, over
192. Man walks over, man walks under, In times of war he burns asunder. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A bridge
193. What's the only room from which no one can enter or leave? Show the answer » Direct link A mushroom. A variation of this riddle is 'I am a room with no doors and no windows, what am I?'
194. I'm not the sort that's eaten, I'm not the sort you bake, Don't put me in an oven, I don't taste that great, But when applied correctly, around me you will find, Problems are so simple when my digits come to mind. Show the answer » Direct link Pi (3.141592653)
195. This walks on graves at night yet in homes during the day, Men are scared of it, women like it, children play with it, It lives on dates and salt, It is covered in hair, Its name starts with 'M' and it is mentioned in the Quran. What is it? Show the answer » Direct link Moths. Most species of moths are nocturnal, yet they are attracted to light and can be found in homes. Men, in the
most generic sense, can be scared of moths (see Mottephobia) as well as the damage they can cause as pests to bee hives, grain, flour, trees and agriculture. Women like moths because of the silk they produce. Children frequently chase and play with moths. Moths are attracted to salt and love to eat rotting fruit (such as dates). Some species of moths are densely covered with tiny hairs and of course it starts with the letter 'm'. Lastly, moths are mentioned in the Quran (101:4
(Asad) [It will occur] on the Day when men will be like moths swarming in confusion)
196. We are four against the masses. We are trying to find the one who is the whole package. We sigh, we laugh, we frown while we hope that the next one will be the one. Who are we? Show the answer » Direct link Four orphaned siblings.
197. When I take off my clothes, it puts on it's clothes. When I put on my clothes, it takes off it's clothes. Show the answer » Direct link A clothes hanger.
What can you break but not touch?
Show the answer » Direct link A promise.
199. I'm up and down and round about, yet all the world can't find me out. Though thousands have employed their leisure, they never yet could find my measure. I'm found in almost every garden, In a compass or a farden. There's neither chariot coach nor mill may move one inch except I will. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A circle.
200. Two bodies have I, though both joined in one, The more I stand still the faster I run. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link An hourglass
201. It can be cracked, It can be made, It can be told, It can be played.
What is it? Show the answer » Direct link A joke
202. What can't be burned in a fire nor drowned in water? Show the answer » Direct link Ice. It melts instead of burning in a fire and it floats in water.
203. What do you call a woman who doesn't have all her fingers on one hand? Show the answer » Direct link Normal - she has half her fingers on one hand and half of them on the other.
204. With pointed fangs it sits in wait, With piercing force it doles out fate, Over bloodless victims proclaiming its might, Eternally joining in a single bite What is it? Show the answer » Direct link
205. Begin with a word, five letters to my name, Remove the first and last but I am the same Take out my middle and still I remain. What word am I? Show the answer » Direct link Empty. (mpt, emty or mt depending on your interpretation)
206. I lack much reason, but often rhyme, And require logic to pass the time, To get the words to tell your kin, Look for clues that lie within, Though all are different, they act the same, The answer is practically in the name. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A riddle
207. It may only be given, Not taken or bought, What the sinner desires, But the saint does not.
Show the answer » Direct link Forgiveness
208. Touch me and I'm gone, But to you I belong. I stay with you for life, But I am not seen by your wife. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Your reflection in the water.
209. My first is in FLOWER and in ROSE My second is in FORK and well as HOSE My third is in CROCUS but not in GNOME My fourth is in RAKE never in HOME My fifth is in HOE and also in WEEDS My sixth is in SHEARS though not in SEEDS My seventh is in LADYBIRD not in CREATURE What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Rockery
210. I am flora, not fauna, I am foliage, not trees, I am shrubbery, not grass,
What am I? Show the answer » Direct link I am bush
211. What is something to everybody and nothing to everyone else? Show the answer » Direct link Your mind
212. Destroyer of the unbreakable, More of me is hidden than seen. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link An iceberg
213. I saw a strange creature, Long, hard, and straight, Thrusting in a round, dark, opening, Preparing to discharge its load of lives, Puffing and squealing noises accompanied it, Then a final screech as it slowed and stopped. Show the answer » Direct link
A subway train
214. What goes around and in the house, but never touches the house? Show the answer » Direct link The sun
215. I am pronounced as one letter but written as three, There are two of me, I am single, I am double, I can be blue, brown, black or green. I can be read from right to left or left to right and am still the same. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Eye
216. I'm a six letter word. If I did not exist, you wouldn't either. With my first letter ommited I'm an alternative. The last three letters are feminine. The first four letters make an insect. Who am I? Show the answer » Direct link Mother other = an alternative her = feminine
moth = an insect
What kind of a nut has a hole?
Show the answer » Direct link A donut
218. Many foods can make me strong but give me water and I won't last long. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Fire
219. I am a five letter word. If you remove my last four letters I am still pronounced the same. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Queue
220. I am something everybody tends to overlook, no matter how careful they are. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Your nose
221. I am too much for one, enough for two, but nothing to three. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A secret
222. Take away my first letter and I remain the same. Take away my last letter and I remain unchanged. Remove all my letters and I'm still me. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A mail carrier
223. When you look at me, You think of yourself. I am always ready to talk Whether times are easy or rough. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A mirror
224. I am always with you But commonly forgotten. You use me constantly,
And can sometimes be rotten. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Air
225. I saw the dead bring forth the living. I saw the living bring forth the dead. Who or what did I see? Show the answer » Direct link A funeral. Someone's death caused the living to come to the funeral, and during the funeral the living carry the casket of the deceased.
226. You'll have this 6-letter word at night and if you remove the first letter it denotes the top, such as on a train. What is the word? Show the answer » Direct link Supper (upper)
227. I can run but not walk. Wherever I go, thought follows close behind. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A nose.
228. I am a seed, three letters in the name, Take away two and I sound quite the same. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Pea
229. What does every man have, some longer or shorter than others and they give it to their wife when they get married? Show the answer » Direct link A last name.
230. Comes as wooden as a tree, Covered in paint, don't you see, Makes you laugh, or run and hide, For it has something dark inside. Show the answer » Direct link A pencil
231. Made of ten but two we make, When assembled others quake, Five apart and we are weak, Five together havoc wreak.
What are we? Show the answer » Direct link A fist
232. I am something many people don't enjoy having as a friend, including you. But I am called upon anytime someone is injured. I have 5 letters and when my last letter is put before my first letter, I become a country. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Pains. No one enjoys being in pain, when you're injured you have pain, and when you move the s to the front, it becomes Spain.
233. What starts with e, ends with e and has one letter in it? Show the answer » Direct link Envelope (eye is a potential alternative, when said out loud it sounds like a single letter - 'I')
234. I have many feathers to help me fly. I have a body and head but I'm not alive. Your strength determines how far I go. You can hold me in your hand, but I'm never
thrown. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link An arrow
What has arms and legs but no head?
Show the answer » Direct link A chair
What two things can you never have for breakfast?
Show the answer » Direct link Lunch and dinner
237. If you look you cannot see me. If you see me you cannot see anything else. I can make anything you want happen, but later everything goes back to normal. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Your imagination.
238. I have five letters and people eat me. When you remove my first letter I become a crime. Remove my
first two letters and I am an animal. If you remove my first and last letters I'm a form of music. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Grape Grape = a fruit people eat rape = a crime ape = an animal rap = a category of music
What has four legs and flies?
Show the answer » Direct link Two pairs of trousers. The four legs should be obvious, and the flies are the zippers.
240. Tear one off and scratch my head, what once was red is black instead. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A match. You tear a match out of a matchbook and scratch the head to light it, then the red tip turns black from the flame.
241. The eight of us go forth not back to protect our king from a foe's attack. What are we?
Show the answer » Direct link Pawns in a chess game. There are eight pawns and they are only permitted to move forward, not backward and the primary objective in chess is to protect the king.
242. We're five little items of an everyday sort. You'll find us all in a tennis court. What are we? Show the answer » Direct link The vowels. The phrase "a tennis court" contains all five vowels sorted in alphebetic order: a, e, i, o, u.
243. This mother comes from a family of eight, Supports her children in spite of their weight, Turns around without being called, Has held you since the time you crawled. Who is she? Show the answer » Direct link "Mother" Earth. The family of eight are the eight planets, all of the world's population is quite a load, the earth is always spinning (or turning around) and unless you're an alien, you've been on earth your whole life.
244. Mouthless but I will tell you a name that is not mine, I will show you the years I have seen but I have no eyes, Memory I have but I have no mind.
What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A gravestone. The stone bears the name of the deceased and the memories and recollections of their life are represented by the grave site.
245. First think of a person who lives in disguise, who deals in secrets and tells naught but lies. Next tell me what's the last to mend, the middle of middle and the end of end. Finally give me the sound often heard during the search for a hard to find word. Now string them together and answer me this, which creature are you unwilling to kiss? Show the answer » Direct link A spider. The person in disguise is a spy, the letter d is the last letter in mend, in the middle of middle and the last letter of end. When someone can't think of a word they often say, "Err". And lastly, I don't know about you, but I'm not keen to kiss a spider.
246. I can turn into a car, building or even a robot. I'm manmade and my siblings and I outnumber you 62 to 1. My name means, "Play well" in my creator's native tongue. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Legos. They can be turned into all sorts of things,
including cars, building and robots. If you divided up all the legos ever made, each person on the planet would get 62. Lego is based on the Danish phraseleg godt which means, "play well".
247. Round and round and round it goes, The source but not the birth of clothes, Wench and warrior, child and crone, Without it dressed near barer bone. Show the answer » Direct link A spinning wheel. It goes around in circles and makes the thread that is used in clothing and anyone who isn't wearing clothes would be barer boned.
248. I'm lighter than a feather but even the world's strongest man can't hold me for more than a few minutes. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Breath. Air is light, but even Stig Severinsen, the world record holder can only his breath for 22 minutes. The world's strongest man can't beat that, but you can tell him.
249. I have three eyes but only one leg. I still close one even if you beg.
What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A traffic light. It has three "eyes" (the red, orange and green lights) and the leg is the pole holding it up. Many people beg the light to stay green as they're approaching.
250. What can be seen but never found that only hides in the unwound? Show the answer » Direct link Relaxation. You can see when someone is relaxing, but no one can remain completely relaxed forever. You can relax more easily as you learn to unwind.
251. They are two sisters. One gives birth to the other, who in turn gives birth to the first. What are the two sisters? Show the answer » Direct link Night and day. When night is over, the day breaks, and when the day ends, night is born anew.
252. I am a seven letter word, you read me daily. Letters 567 increase every year. The 3rd and 4th letters are the same and my 325 letters cover about 70% of the world.
What am I? Show the answer » Direct link message. Letters 567 are your age, which goes up every year. Letters 3 and 4 (both s) are in fact the same, and letters 325 spell sea, and estimates say that the earth is covered by about 70% water.
253. Shoe, door, sticks, straight. What word comes next? Show the answer » Direct link Hen. The words are the last in each phrase from the children's nursery rhyme. One, two, buckle my shoe; Three, four, Shut the door; Five, six, Pick up sticks; Seven, eight, Lay them straight: Nine, ten, A big, fat hen;
254. What state is round on one side, high in the middle, and round on the other side? Show the answer » Direct link Ohio. This one works a little better when spoken rather than read, but O is round, hi sounds like high and the last O is as round as the first.
I am located in the middle of nowhere. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link The letter 'h'. It is the middle letter of the word 'nowhere'.
What has a ring but no finger?
Show the answer » Direct link A telephone.
257. I am a wonderful help to women, The hope of something to come. I harm no citizen except my slayer. Rooted I stand on a high bed. I am shaggy below. Sometimes the beautiful peasant's daughter, an eagerarmed, Proud woman grabs my body, Rushes my red skin, holds me hard, Claims my head. The curly-haired Woman who catches me fast will feel Our meeting. Her eye will be wet. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link An onion. Onions help add flavor to meals, they make the
person who cuts them cry and they grow hair downtown.
258. I have no ears, but more than one eye, Cut me in half, I won't cry, Leave me alone and I will die. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A potato. The roots growing out of a potato are called eyes, when you cut a potato in half it doesn't produce any moisture and if you leave a poor potato to its own devices, it will die.
259. A metal neither black nor red, As heavy as man's golden greed. What you do to stay ahead, With friend or foe or arrow and steed. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Lead. Lead is a metallic gray, is very heavy and in order to stay ahead of someone, you need to be in the lead.
260. What is deep within you, never dies or gets worn out, and only needs some fire from time to time? Show the answer » Direct link
Your soul. Your soul is deep inside of you, it never dies and at various points in our lives we all get fired up about something.
261. I have four letters in my name, I am a fruit or a vegetable, I look like a giant green onion, I end with the letter k. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link The leek. It has four letters, has been considered both a fruit and a vegetable, looks like a green onion and ends with the letter k.
262. I run cold and hot, I look blue but am red. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Blood. People can be referred to as hot blooded, and certain animals are cold-blooded. Your veins look blue, but the blood is actually red.
Who is silent in Parliament?
Show the answer » Direct link
The letter i, which is the only silent letter in the word Parliament.
264. I always run but never walk, I sometimes sing but cannot talk, No head on which a hat to place, You always look me in the face. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A clock. It runs all the time, it "sings" for hourly chimes, cuckoos or alarms, it doesn't have a head (but does have hands) and you look a clock in the face to tell the time.
265. I'm the start of whatever you might conceive. Next I describe a Thanksgiving meal. Last I transform to a state we all leave. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link begin, binge, being. Everything has a beginning, Thanksgiving dinner is known for being a meal of excessive consumption and the mortal state of being (or the state of a human being) is one which, for all our efforts to extend, will eventually end.
266. Twenty one points divide and dance, Twirling and leaping about, Ladies, Romans and knights of France, Craving a victor's rout,
Wrought of wood, ivory or bone, An exciting yet vicious pursuit, Ancient, forbidden and crooked, All in search of the loot. Show the answer » Direct link A die. The standard die has 21 pips (or points), divided up on the six sides of the die which dance around when rolled. Ladies, knights and Romans all played dice as a pastime (though not together). Dice can be made of wood, ivory and bone, among other materials. Dice have been used in Asia since before recorded history and many governments tried unsuccessfully to outlaw the game. Professional gamblers were common and often used loaded dice. Desperate German chaps even bet their own liberty on a single roll of the dice.
267. What has a tongue that can't taste, a throat that can't swallow, eyes that can't see and a soul that will never die? Show the answer » Direct link A shoe. It has a tongue, a throat, eyes (or eyelets) and a sole. I used soul here or else it would have given the answer away, but this riddle works best when told rather than read. And as the joke goes, old shoes never die, they just lose their sole.
Lovely and round,
I shine with pale light, Grown in the darkness, A lady's delight. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A pearl. They're formed in clams, which are of course dark.
269. I am only useful when I'm full, Yet I am always full of holes. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A sieve, used for straining food like pasta.
270. I am taken from a mine and shut up in a wooden case from which I am never released. Yet I am used by almost everybody. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Pencil lead. While modern pencils don't contain lead, that's still what we call the graphite compound. When real lead was used in pencils it was mined and nearly everyone has used a pencil at some point in their life.
I'm a medication with three parts. The first part is
the surname of someone who has been a Mary and a Maria. The second part is a vital organ and the last is plentiful in the ocean. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Andrews Liver Salts, an antacid. Julie Andrews played the role of Mary Poppins in the movie of the same name, and Maria in the Sound of Music. It's tough to live without a liver and a taste of the ocean always includes a touch of salt.
272. This is a place. The first letter is after A and before Z but nowhere in between. You can bring as many people as you want, as long as they're all dead. Where is it? Show the answer » Direct link The cemetery. The letter C is after A and before Z, and it's not found in the word "between". The cemetery won't take live ones. Fortunately I don't speak from experience on that.
273. My first is in alphabet, my third is in Guinness, my sixth is in donut and my eighth is in elephant. My fifth doesn't appear in walrus, my second isn't in stealth, but my seventh is in tremendous and my fourth is in horse. I can create peace. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link
Everyone. Several words match the letter requirements, but only everyone satisfies the last statement. The other words are: absentee aperture housetop evermore
274. Some form a parliament, Others a company, congregation or convocation, The mob can see a murder, or clamor and wake, A bouquet is presented when flushed. What are we? Show the answer » Direct link Birds. These are collective nouns for groups of birds. parliament - owls company - parrots congregation - plovers convocation - eagles mob - emus murder - crows clamor - rooks wake - buzzards bouquet - pheasants (when flushed)
275. I'm a five letter word. Remove my last two letters and I'm a synonym of drag. My second and third letters form an exclamation and my first and second letters are a homophone with a number. What am I?
Show the answer » Direct link Towel. Tow is a synonym of drag, ow is an exclamation when you're hurt (and far more appropriate in mixed company than the four-letter alternatives) and to is a homophone of two.
276. I can be told and can make you crazy, Most people don't like me and think I'm harmful. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A lie. Lies are told, can make people crazy with rage, and most people don't like to have lies told to them. Lies can't be harmful though (just kidding :)
277. I cannot hear or even see, But sense light and sounds there may be, Sometimes I end up on a hook, I can be combined with a book. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A worm. Worms don't have eyes or ears, but they can sense light and their bodies can detect vibrations in the ground. Fishers use worms as bait and the term bookwork is used for someone who loves to read.
278. I am a king but also a common device of measure. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A ruler. A king is a ruler of people, a ruler is a device to measure distance.
279. A three-letter word I'm sure you know, I can be on a boat or a sleigh in the snow, I'm pals with the rain and honor a king, But my favorite use is attached to a string. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link A bow. It has three letters, the bow of a boat is the front, bows are found on the presents on Santa's sleigh, rainbows come with the rain, one bows before a king and a bow and arrow requires a string.
280. I'm in an elevator with two other people. When it reaches the first floor, one person gets out and six get in. When it reaches the second floor, three people get out and twelve get in. At the third floor, five leave and nine enter. Suddenly, the elevator cable snaps and the car smashes to the ground. No one survives the fall, yet I'm alive. How is this possible? Show the answer » Direct link I got off at the first floor. I'm a security guard and
knew how many people got on and off the elevator by watching the surveillance footage.
281. Ten white men standing on a dirt road. Killed by three eyes as black as night. What happened? Show the answer » Direct link Someone bowled a strike. The ten white men are the pins, the dirt road is the bowling alley (it's not dirt, but it's the color of dirt, and if it said a smooth wooden alley it wouldn't be much of a riddle). Three eyes as black as night are the finger holes in the bowling ball.
282. We are not flesh, feather, scales nor bone; Yet we still have fingers and thumbs of our own. What are we? Show the answer » Direct link Gloves. They're not made of flesh, feather, scales or bone, but have fingers and thumbs.
283. I cover what is real and hide what is true, But sometimes I bring out the courage in you. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link
Makeup. Makeup is used to make people look different, but wearing makeup can give you the courage to do things you wouldn't normally do. 284. I am two-faced, but bear one head. Men spill their blood for me. I have no legs but travel widely. I make kings immortal. I am potent when shared, Yet lust for my power keeps me locked away. What am I? Show the answer » Direct link Money (coins specifically). Coins have two faces, heads and tails. People fight for money, and money travels far and wide. Kings live on when they're depticted on a coin. Sharing money with others is a meaningful experience yet many people keep their money locked up.
285. What is in your body for free the first and the second time but the third time you have to buy yourself? Show the answer » Direct link Your teeth. You get baby teeth and adult teeth as part of the life package, but once you lose those you get to pay for dentures (or scare small children with your sunken face).