Tuesday

Tuesday's Riddles - Énigmes De Vendredi




1) What is one thing that is lighter
when it's full, but heavier when
it's empty?



2) I am neither inside the house,
nor outside the house.

Clearly you can see through my little charade,
because no house seems complete without me.
What am I?




3) Without a partner, I sit here mutely,
My grace and beauty for you to reckon.
Bright head above a regal neck, soft curves,
And promise of my rich voice do beckon.

I'm inevitably hollow, the fretful type,
But with practice, I could be your soul mate:
If you hold me just right, I'll resonate your spirit
In faultless pitch, your song to elevate.



4) While I am in air, I am not in oxygen.
I am also in water, but not in hydrogen.
I am necessary in all animals,
but you won't find me in the zoo.
Look in all brains and you'll find me there too.
What am I?


5) What unusual property do the words FLOUR,
TERN, and THIRSTY have in common?




6) My first three letters are a term in golf,
While my second, third, and fourth are drawings.
My first four are less than a whole,
And all of me is a celebration.
What am I?




7) Though my beauty is becoming,
I can hurt you just the same.
I come in many colors.
You will always know my name.
Some love me for one reason.
Some may dislike me just as well.
More than one of any color of me
will surely always sell.
What Am I?


*Answers are located in "comments"
for your convenience & felicity but
no machination or peeking allowed.




2 comments:

Professor Howdy said...

1) What is one thing that is lighter
when it's full, but heavier when
it's empty?


2) I am neither inside the house,
nor outside the house.
Clearly you can see through my little charade,
because no house seems complete without me.
What am I?


3) Without a partner, I sit here mutely,
My grace and beauty for you to reckon.
Bright head above a regal neck, soft curves,
And promise of my rich voice do beckon.

I'm inevitably hollow, the fretful type,
But with practice, I could be your soul mate:
If you hold me just right, I'll resonate your
spirit
In faultless pitch, your song to elevate.


4) While I am in air, I am not in oxygen.
I am also in water, but not in hydrogen.
I am necessary in all animals,
but you won't find me in the zoo.
Look in all brains and you'll find me there too.
What am I?


5) What unusual property do the words FLOUR, TERN, and THIRSTY
have in common?


6) My first three letters are a term in golf,
While my second, third, and fourth are drawings.
My first four are less than a whole,
And all of me is a celebration.
What am I?


7) Though my beauty is becoming,
I can hurt you just the same.
I come in many colors.
You will always know my name.
Some love me for one reason.
Some may dislike me just as well.
More than one of any color of me
will surely always sell.
What Am I?


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Answers:

1) A helium balloon
2) Windows
3) Guitar
4) The letter "A"
5) Remove one letter from each word and they all spell a numeral:
FOUR, TEN, and THIRTY.
6) Party
7) Roses

Michelle - UNC Sophomore said...

A friend of mine was visiting a college, which had those
security call boxes every few hundred feet. If you were
wandering around the campus at night and felt uneasy about
somebody following you, for instance, you could hit the
button and have a security officer come investigate im-
mediately.

One of these phones had a sign that said, "Out of Order."

Underneath it someone had scrawled, "Keep Running!"

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