# Riddles 38

On The Run

They are Dark,
and always on the run.
without the sun,
would be none.

Formed long ago, yet made today,
Employed while others sleep.
What none would freely give away.
Nor any wish to keep.

A bed.

Need a Tissue?

I can run constantly without ever getting tired.
When I run, I frustrate people and drive them crazy,
Yet I don’t even have to move to irritate you.
What am I?

I am a runny nose.

Given With Pleasure

I am just two and two. I am hot. I am cold. I am the parent of numbers that cannot be told. I am a gift beyond measure, a matter of course. I am given with pleasure when taken by force.
What am I?

I’m a Kiss!

Don’t Use R

How can you say – “Robert and Richard Purchased A Rotweiler” without using any R’s?

Bob and Dick bought a dog.

True Equation

How can you make the following equation true by drawing only one straight line:
5+5+5=550Can you figure it out?

Draw a line on the first plus sign that turns it into a 4! The equation then becomes true:
545+5=550

Sixty-Three in Bills

How can you give someone \$63 using six bills, without using any one dollar bills?

1 – \$50 bill, 1 – \$5 bill , 4 – \$2 bills

Here on Earth it’s almost always true, that tomorrow will follow today.
Yet there is a place where yesterday always follows today.Where is this place?

This place is in a dictionary.

Henry’s Relative

Henry was out walking one day. He met his father-in-law’s only daughter’s mother-in-law. What did Henry call her?

He called her Mom!

Boastful

He’s a boastful, puffed-up fellow, wearing spurs; eyes gleaming yellow. As he proudly struts about, he’s in charge, there is no doubt. What is he?

He is a Rooster.

Wise Granny

Granny looked up from her rocking chair and said:As far as I can tell, there is only one anagram of the word trinket. What is it?

The word knitter.

Guarded by Thousands

Golden treasures I contain, guarded by hundreds and thousands. Stored in a labyrinth where no man walks, yet men come often to seize my gold.By smoke I am overcome and robbed, then left to build my treasure anew.

What am I?

A beehive.

Fresh Cup of Tea

Gertrude Mills was horrified to find a fly in her tea. The waiter took her cup and went into the kitchen and returned with a fresh cup of tea. She shouted, “You brought me the same tea!” How did she know?

She had already put sugar in it and when she tasted the new tea it was already sweet!

Coffee or Soda

George, Helen, and Steve are drinking coffee. Bert, Karen, and Dave are drinking soda.
Using logic, is Elizabeth drinking coffee or soda?

Elizabeth is drinking coffee. The letter E appears twice in her name, as it does in the names of the others that are drinking coffee.

Full Sentence

Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence.
Quick! What is it?

It contains all of the letters in the alphabet.

Narrow

From house to house I go, sometimes narrow, sometimes wide. And whether there’s rain or snow I always stay outside. What am I?

A Path.

House to House

From house to house he goes,
A messenger small and slight.
And whether it rains or snows,
He sleeps outside at night.
What am I?

Forward Heavy

Foward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?

The word Ton.

Weird Numbers

Four is half of five. True or false?

It’s true. Think roman numerals.

Never Looking Back

Forward and forward I go, never looking back. My limit no one knows, more of me do they lack. Like a river I do flow, and an eagle I fly.
Now can you guess, what am I?

Time. I am time!

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1. Re Wise Granny (Page 38): Kretin is also another anagram.