Tuesday, 10 January 2017
You hear it speak, for it has a hard tongue. But it cannot breathe, for it has not a lung. What is it?
Answer: A bell
If you break me I'll not stop working. If you can touch me, my work is done. If you lose me, you must find me with a ring soon after. What am I?
Answer: A heart
I have a hundred legs but cannot stand, a long neck but no head; I eat the maid's life. What am I?
Answer: A broom
What does no man want, yet no man want to lose?
Answer: Work (employment)
A riddle, a riddle, as I suppose; a hundred eyes and never a nose! What is it?
Answer: A sieve
I have four wings, but cannot fly, I never laugh and never cry; On the same spot I'm always found, toiling away with little sound. What am I?
Answer: A windmill
He stands beside the road in a purple cap and tattered green cloak. Those who touch him, curse him.
Two brothers we are, great burdens we bear, all day we are bitterly pressed; Yet this I will say - we are full all the day, and empty when we go
Answer: A pair of shoes
White bird, featherless, flyin' out o' paradise, flyin' over sea and land, dyin' in my hand. What is it?
Answer: A snowflake
Always old, sometimes new, never sad, sometimes blue. Never empty, sometimes full, never pushes, always pulls.
Answer: The moon