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12 Riddles For Your Fun and Amusement

List of funny classic riddles to amuse kids and adults, even if they groan at the answer.

Q: What can run, but never walk? Has a mouth, but never talks? Has a head, but never cries? Has a bed, but never sleeps?
A: A river.

Q: The man who made it doesn’t want it. The man who bought it doesn’t need it. The man who needs it doesn’t know it. What am I talking about?
A: A coffin.

Q: I travel all over the world, but always stay in my corner. What am I?
A: A stamp.

Q: How many seconds are there in one year?
A: twelve – January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd, April 2nd, May 2nd, June 2nd, July 2nd, August 2nd, September 2nd, October 2nd, November 2nd, December 2nd.

Q: With pointed fangs, it sits and wait to crunch out victims with all its might and physically joins them with a single bite. What is it?
A: A stapler.

Q: What kind of coat is always wet when you put it on?
A: A coat of paint.

Q: I am the beginning of the end and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. Who am I?
A: The letter e.

Q: Where is the ocean the deepest?
A: On the bottom.

Q: Why was the chef embarrassed?
A: Because he saw the salad dressing.

Q: A man rode into town on Tuesday, and left two days later on Tuesday. How could have he possibly done that?
A: His horse is named Tuesday.

Q: What are two things you wouldn’t eat after waking up?
A: Lunch and dinner.

Q: How many bananas can you eat if your stomach is empty?
A: Just one—after that, it’s not empty anymore.

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