Have you ever been with a group of friends or family and someone randomly asks a riddle and you spend ages together with everyone else trying to figure it out? Isn’t it a great feeling when you finally manage to work out “What becomes wetter the more it dries?” or “What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?”
You all sit around laughing at the possible suggestions made and celebrate and laugh some more when you work out what it is. Then someone else will think of a new riddle and the ridiculous answers start all over again. The fun is in guessing and the mystery behind something which, when you figure it out, seems so obvious.
Riddles bring us together, riddles make us laugh, riddles are
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Here are some for you to try to figure out below:
What goes up but never comes down?
Which one of the words in this sentence is misspelled?
Which five letter word becomes shorter when two letters are added to it?
Where is the only place today comes before yesterday?
What has holes all around, but can still hold water?