Common English Riddles 18

Here are more interesting English riddles about different situations.

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Q: What has two heads, four eyes, six legs and a tail?
A: A horse and its rider.

Q: What is as big as a horse but doesn’t weigh anything?
A: The horse’s shadow.

Q. Why was the hearse horse hoarse?
A. Because of the coffin

Q: Why are man with pierced ears better suited for marriage?
A: Because they have suffered and bought jewelry.

Q: What begins with T, ends with T and has T in it?
A: A teapot.

Q: Do you know why birds fly to south in the winter?
A: Because it’s too far to walk there.

Q: Which letters do Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday have in common?
A: None! None of them have “c”, “o”,”m” or “n” in them.

Q: What are the 3 important rings in life?
A: Engagement ring, Wedding ring, and suffering.

Q: Which room has no doors, no windows.
A: A mushroom.

Q: What gets wetter as it dries?
A: A towel

Q: Why didn’t the skeleton go to the dance?
A: He didn’t have anybody to take. (any BODY)

Q: A father and his son were in a car accident. The father died. The son was taken to the hospital. The doctor came in and said: I can’t do surgery on him, because he’s my son. Who was the doctor?

A: The doctor was his mother.

(It’s an old riddle that is more difficult in some countries than in others. )

Q: Why did the student take a ladder to school?
A: Because he/she was going to high school!

Q: Why did the tomato blush?
A: Beacuse it saw the salad dressing!

Q: What are the two strongest days of the week?
A: They are Saturday and Sunday. All the others are weak (week) days.

Q: How far can a dog run into the forest?
A: Halfway, after that he is running out of the forest.

Q: Which is faster, heat or cold?
A: Heat, because you can catch a cold.

A: How many apples can you eat if your stomach is empty?
B: 4 or 5
A: No, that’s wrong, because after eating one apple your stomach isn’t empty.

If you are doing a discussion about space, then students will like this one.
Q: Why did Mickey Mouse go to outer space?
A: To find Pluto.

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18 thoughts on “Common English Riddles

  1. Honey Nov 12,2009 1:53 pm

    What is 1.more powerful than God, 2.more evil than devil, 3.the rich need it, 4.the poorhave it, 5. and if you eat it, you will die? ( NOTHING ) nothing is more powerful than God, nothing is more evil than devil, the rich need nothing, the poor have nothing and if you eat nothing you will die…..!!!! (Thanks a lot for the great emails….!!!!!)

  2. leanne mitz Nov 4,2010 3:18 pm

    😛 😯 🙂 😛 😯 🙂 😛 😯 🙂 hahaha so funny gayud maka tawa ka sa high skul na na g bring siya og ladder ba na boang gayud!!!!!!!!! 🙄 :mrgreen:

  3. leanne mitz Nov 4,2010 3:20 pm

    very amazing and nice tnx….. 😉 😉 😉 😉

  4. lobsang Apr 26,2011 2:01 pm

    good are all they

    hilarious they aren’t
    treasers i guess not
    why aren’t we leave not?

  5. hya May 1,2011 9:36 pm

    grear…thanks alot… 😉

  6. hya May 1,2011 9:36 pm

    sorry….i meant great!

  7. vidhya Jun 20,2011 10:07 pm

    wonderful collection….pls add more like dis. thanks.

  8. BIANCA Jul 9,2011 6:21 am

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  9. Feyne Jul 21,2011 1:39 pm

    I enjoyed all riddles stated here 😉

  10. joyce Feb 2,2012 1:00 pm

    cool 😉 😐 😡 😈 🙂 😯 🙁 🙄 😛 😳 😮 :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 😆 💡 😀 👿 😥 8) ➡ 😕 ❓ ❗

  11. whiskeyxoalison11 Dec 5,2012 1:11 pm

    haha! may assignment na ko ty 🙂

  12. jess raynera Dec 6,2012 12:51 pm

    nice riddles…

  13. Sharif Apr 12,2013 8:21 pm

    Which word, if pronounced right, is wrong, but if pronounced wrong is right?

  14. thecomputernerd02 Feb 4,2014 7:16 pm

    this is not helpful. i can’t find anything i need but the jokes are AWESOME!!!!!

  15. emilee Feb 4,2014 10:28 pm

    that riddle doesn’t make any sense

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