Riddles 9

Call Me Again
You heard me before,
Yet you hear me again.
Then I die, ‘Til you call me again
What am I?

An Echo.
In and Out
I turn around once.
What is out will not get in.
I turn around again.
What is in will not get out.
What am I?

A Key.
How You Miss Me
Until I am measured,
I am not known.
Yet how you miss me,
When I have flown.

What am I?

Bad Bird!
Which bird does not belong in this group?
Finch, gull, eagle, ostrich, or sparrow?

The Ostrich. It’s the only bird that doesn’t fly.
A Palindromic Number
A car’s odometer shows 72927 miles, a palindromic number. What are the minimum miles you would need to travel to form another?

110 miles. (73037)
Same Pronunciation
What word starting with BR, that with the addition of the letter E, becomes another word that sounds the same as the first?

Braking becomes Breaking.
Southern Winds
Where on Earth do the winds always blow from the South?

The North Pole.
-at Words
What word doesn’t belong in this group?
That, hat, what, mat, cat, sat, pat, or chat?

What. It’s pronounced differently; all of the others rhyme.
Two New Words
Which word can be placed between the two following words to make two new ones:

How many letters are in the alphabet?

There are 11 letters in “THE ALPHABET.”
Did you say 26?
Catch It
What can you catch but not throw?

A cold.
A True Crime
A certain crime is punishable if attempted but not punishable if committed. What is it?

Slice and Weep
You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?

An onion.
Part of a Bird
I’m the part of the bird that’s not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?

A shadow.
I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I’ll make it lighter. What am I?

A hole.
Never was, Always Am
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?

Same Either Way
Pronounced as one letter,
And written with three,
Two letters there are,
And two only in me.
I’m double, I’m single,
I’m black, blue, and gray,
I’m read from both ends,
And the same either way.
What am I?

An eye.
Beginning of Eternity
From the beginning of eternity
To the end of time and space
To the beginning of every end
And the end of every place.
What am I?

The letter ‘e’.
All About
All about, but cannot be seen,
Can be captured, cannot be held,
No throat, but can be heard.
What is it?

The wind.
Wants It Not
Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. Whoever knows it, wants it not. What is it?

Counterfeit money.

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