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Riddle Me This . . . .
You can keep it only after giving it away to someone else.  What is it?
What walks all day on its head?
What gets wet when drying?
What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
What is round as a dishpan, deep as a tub, but all the water in the ocean can't fill it up?
Five men went to church.  It started to rain.  Four men ran for cover, but got wet on the way.  The one man who stayed behind stayed dry.  How?
The more you of them you take, the more you leave behind.  What are they?
He who has it doesn't tell about it.  He who takes it doesn't know about it.  He who knows what it is doesn't want it.  What is it?
Brothers and sisters have I none, but that man's father is my father's son.  Who is he?
It lives without a body, hears without ears, speaks without a mouth, and is born in air.  What is it?
I fasten it and it walks.  I loosen it and it stops.  What is it?
What goes around and around the wood but never goes into the wood?
What goes into the water black and comes out red?
What goes into the water red and comes out black?
I have a little house in which I live all alone.  My house has no doors or windows, and if I want to go out I must break through the wall.  What am I?
There are four brothers in this world, all born together.  The first runs and never wearies.  The second eats and is never full.  The third drinks and is always thirsty.  The fourth sings a song that is never good.
A cloud is my mother, the wind is my father, my son is the cool stream, and my daughter is the fruit of the land.  A rainbow is my bed, the earth my final resting place, and I'm the torment of man.
Poke your fingers in my eyes and I will open wide my jaws.  Linen cloth, quills, or paper, I am greedy and devour them all.  Who am I?
What is that which goes with a carriage, comes with a carriage, is of no use to a carriage, and yet the carriage cannot go without it?
It stands on one leg with its heart in its head.  What is it?
It's been around for millions of years, but it's no more than a month old.  What is it?
It's one hundred years old, but its head is only one night old.  What is it?
As I went across the bridge, I met a man with a load of wood which was neither straight nor crooked.  What kind of wood was it?
What belongs to you but others use it more than you do?
What goes up the chimney when down, but can't go down the chimney when up?
What is is that you will break every time you name it?
What fastens two people yet touches only one?
The more you take away, the larger it becomes?  What is it?
I am the beginning of sorrow, and the end of sickness.  You cannot express happiness without me, yet I am in the midst of crosses.  I am always in risk, yet never in danger.  You may find me in the sun, but I am never seen out of darkness.
What is put on a table and cut, but is never eaten?
Who are the two brothers who live on opposite sides of the road yet never see each other?
What holds water yet is full of holes?
I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody.  What am I?
What goes around the house and in the house but never touches the house?
Though it is not an ox, it has horns; though it is not an ass, it has a pack-saddle; and wherever it goes it leaves silver behind. What is it?
When one does not know what it is, then it is something; but when one knows what it is, then it is nothing.

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