Riddles 11

Still Grow A Beard
How is it possible to shave three times a day and still grow a beard?

If you were a barber, you could shave other men three times a day and still grow your own beard.
David’s Father
David’s father has three sons : Snap, Crackle and _____ ?

Run Faster?
What is harder to catch the faster you run?

Your breath!
A Hundred Feet
A hundred feet in the air, but it’s back is on the ground.
What is it?

A centipede flipped over.
Wet Coat
What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?

A coat of paint.
Keys But No Locks
What object has keys that open no locks, space but no room, and you can enter but not go in?

A computer keyboard.
Once in a Minute
What is once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a thousand years?

The letter M.
Tipped Over Train
If a train was on its way to Florida and it tipped over,
where would they bury the survivors?

They wouldn’t need to, the survivors are still alive!
Swallow You!
What can be swallowed, but can also swallow you?

No Breakfast
What two things can you never eat for breakfast?

Lunch and dinner.
St. Ives
While on my way to St. Ives,
I saw a man with 7 wives.
Each wife had 7 sacks.
Each sack had 7 cats.
Each cat had 7 kittens.
Kitten, cats, sacks, wives,
How many were going to St. Ives?

Just one, me.
Never Gets Wetter
What never gets any wetter, no matter how much it rains?

The sea.
Lighter Than Air
I am large as a castle, yet lighter than air. 100 men and their horses cannot move me. What am I?

The castle’s shadow.
Tender Voiced
My voice is tender, my waist is slender and I’m often invited to play. Yet wherever I go I must take my bow or else I have nothing to say. What am I?

A violin.
18th Century
I was born in the 18th century, yet still live on today. Appearing on TV when I have something to say. Called everything from “honest” to a dirty rotten “crook”, I used to wear a wig, but have had several looks. I’ve always had a party, but never disturb the neighbors. I’ve been shot at many times – major stories for the papers. What am I?

The Office of the President of the United States.
Cut; Never Eaten
What is put on a table, cut, but never eaten?

A deck of cards.
I Shall Claim
Some try to hide, some try to cheat, but time will show, we always will meet.
Try as you might, to guess my name, I promise you’ll know, when you I do claim.
Who am I?

Make What?
Inside a burning house, this thing is best to make. And best to make it quickly, before the fire’s too much to take!

When they are caught, they are thrown away.
When they escape, you itch all day.
What are they?

How Many Plums?
A farmer in California owns a beautiful pear tree. He supplies the fruit to a nearby grocery store. The store owner has called the farmer to see how much fruit is available for him to purchase. The farmer knows that the main trunk has 24 branches. Each branch has exactly 12 boughs and each bough has exactly 6 twigs. Since each twig bears one piece of fruit, how many plums will the farmer be able to deliver?

None. A pear tree does not bear plums.

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