Riddles 2 June 28, 2007 by admin Everlasting Mountains will crumble and temples will fall, and no man can survive its endless call. What is it? Time Old and Strong This old one runs forever, but never moves at all. He has not lungs nor throat, but still a mighty roaring call. What is it? A Waterfall. One Way What can go up a chimney down, but cannot go down a chimney up? An umbrella. Unseen I pass before the sun, yet make no shadow. What am I? The wind. I am Brittle No sooner spoken than broken. What is it? Silence A Biblical Thought I killed one fourth of mankind. Who am I? Cain (who killed Abel). Better off Burned When they are caught, they are thrown away. When they escape, you itch all day. What are they? Fleas Sound You hear it speak, for it has a hard tongue. But it cannot breathe, for it has not a lung. What is it? A Bell Ewww! You can spin, wheel and twist, but this thing can turn without moving. What is it? Got milk? Strange Death A man and a woman were driving in their car when it broke down. The man decided to go for help at a gas station a few miles back. He made sure nobody was in the car, rolled all the windows up, and locked all of the sedan’s doors. He went off, but when he came back, his wife was dead, and there was a stranger in the car. No physical damage was done to the car, so how did the stranger get in? The stranger was a baby and the woman died in childbirth. Lotta Numbers! How high would you have to count before you would use the letter A in the English language spelling of a whole number. One thousand. What are we? We are little creatures; all of us have different features. One of us in glass is set; one of us you’ll find in jet. Another you may see in tin, and the fourth is boxed within . If the fifth you should pursue, it can never fly from you. What are we? We are vowels. Think Family What relation would your father’s sister’s sister-in-law be to you? This person would be your mother. Half of That? If you’re 8 feet away from a door and with each move you advance half the distance to the door. How many moves will it take to reach the door. You will never reach the door, it will always be half the distance, no matter how small! Lucky to be… Samuel was out for a walk when it started to rain. He did not have an umbrella and he wasn’t wearing a hat. His clothes were soaked, yet not a single hair on his head got wet. How could this happen? This man is bald! Ancient?! There is an ancient invention still used in some parts of the world today that allows people to see through walls. What is it? A window. Newspaper Divider Tom and his younger sister were fighting. Their mother was tired of the fighting, and decided to punish them by making them stand on the same piece of newspaper in such a way that they couldn’t touch each other. How did she accomplish this? Tom’s mother slid a newspaper under a door, each sibling standing on each side. Presidential Ties The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States of America had the same parents, but were not brothers. How can this be possible? They were the same man. Grover Cleveland served two terms as president of the United States, but the terms were not consecutive. More Word Play I am a rock group that has 4 members, all of whom are dead, one of which was assasinated. What am I? Mount Rushmore! Get it, rock group? That’s Confusing The answer I give is yes, but what I mean is no. What was the question? Do you mind?