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MISCELLANEOUS RIDDLES

(1) WHAT DID THE HAT SAY TO THE TIE?
"I'LL GO ON AHEAD, AND YOU HANG AROUND."
(2) WHAT ANIMALS CAN JUMP HIGHER THAN A HOUSE?
THEY ALL CAN. HOUSES CAN'T JUMP.
(3) HOW CAN YOU SPELL DRIED GRASS WITH THREE LETTERS?
H-A-Y.
(4) WHY DID THE GIRL USE TOOTHPASTE?
BECAUSE SHE HAD A LOOSE TOOTH.
(5) WHAT DID THE MAN DO WHEN HE HURT HIS TOE?
HE CALLED THE TOW (TOE) TRUCK.
(6) WHAT KIND OF NAIL SHOULD YOU NOT HIT WITH A HAMMER?
YOUR FINGERNAIL.
(7) WHAT DID THE GOALPOST SAY TO THE FOOTBALL?
"YOU'LL GET A KICK OUT OF THIS!"
(8) WHAT IS YOURS, BUT OTHER PEOPLE USE IT MORE THAN YOU DO?
YOUR NAME.
(9) HOW DOES A DENTIST EXAMINE A CROCODILE'S TEETH?
VERY CAREFULLY.
(10) WHAT IS MORE USEFUL AFTER IT IS BROKEN?
AN EGG.
(11) WHAT HAS TWO HANDS, NO FEET, AND RUNS 168 HOURS A WEEK?
A CLOCK.
(12) WHAT CAN YOU HOLD WITHOUT TOUCHING IT?
A CONVERSATION.
(13) NAME THE FIRST SETTLER IN THE WEST.
THE SUN.
(14) WHY SHOULD YOU NEVER TELL A SECRET TO A PIG?
BECAUSE PIGS ARE SQUEALERS.
(15) HOW MANY TEXANS HAVE A BIRTHDAY ON NOVEMBER 31ST?
THERE ARE ONLY 30 DAYS IN NOVEMBER.
(16) WHAT LIES AROUND ALL NIGHT WITH ITS TONGUE HANGING OUT?
A SHOE.
(17) WHY DOES A RABBIT HAVE A SHINY NOSE?
BECAUSE ITS POWDER PUFF IS AT THE WRONG END.
(18) WHEN IS A PIECE OF WOOD LIKE A KING?
WHEN IT IS A RULER.
(19) WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE OUT ON THE OCEAN AND A
WHALE SNEEZED?
PUT UP YOUR SAIL.

Submitter comment: THESE RIDDLES I GREW UP WITH IN GRADE SCHOOL, I USED TO COLLECT
AND BUY A LOT OF JOKE BOOKS AND RIDDLE BOOKS, BUT THEY'RE GONE
NOW. ALL I HAVE IS MEMORIES OF LONG AGO. I USED TO HAVE
CONTESTS WITH OTHER STUDENTS IN MY CLASS TO SEE WHO HAD THE BEST
JOKES OR RIDDLES. ITS FUNNY HOW THEY COME UP TO YOU AT TIMES.
I REMEMBER A LOT OF FUN; THAT'S WHAT ALL THIS LORE IS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle
RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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