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These riddles have been around for years.  You're probably going to kick yourself for not remembering the answers if you are older than 30!
And, for the rest of you, well they're so corny you will groan as you laugh.
They remind me of old vaudeville jokes, actually.

Anyway, after the question then put your mouse over the and the answer will be revealed to  you.  This save the page from being too wordy, and well, keeps a bit of suspense to the riddles as well. So don't cheat by putting your mouse over the ? first now!

 

What promise did Adam and Eve make after they were kicked out of the garden of eden?

 

What do you call a duck that gets all "A's" in school?

 

Why do birds fly south?

 

How do you keep a skunk from smelling?

 

What do you get if you cross an alley cat with a canary?

 

What do you call a grocery clerk in Peking?

What does cho-pho-use spell?

 

What do you call a man who's always wiring for money?

 

Where were English kings usually crowned?

What is the best cure for insomnia?

 

How can you tell a happy motorcyclist?

What pill do you take to get  way out?

What rides on a motorcycle and eats cotton?

What did Paul Revere say when his ride was over?

 

If King Midas sat on gold, who sat on silver?

Why does the chimney smoke?

Now what do you do when you see a green light?

If the red house is on the left and the blue house is on the right, then were is the location of the white house?

What animal can fly higher than a house?

Why did the wagon train stop in the middle of the prairie?

What's the difference between an old Indian head penny and a new nickel?

What do you call an Indian hitchhiking in October?

Which is correct?  
Yolks of eggs are white, or yolks of eggs is white?

What was the worm doing in the cornfield?

What's yellow and always points North?

What's green and makes holes?

What's green and very sarcastic?

 

What's a buccaneer?

What's the best way to prevent infection from biting insects?

What's big, black and eats rocks?

Where was Solomon's Temple?

What has long hair and purple feet?

What are you sure to get if you cross a porcupine with a gorilla?

What's red, carries a sack of toys and falls down the chimney?

What has 16 legs, a bra and whistles through the woods?

Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall?

What goes 99 thump, 99 thump, 99 thump?

Which American president wore the largest hat?

What is worse than raining cats and dogs?

Life is tough....but what can you always count on?

What's another name for a grandfather clock?

What time is it when a clock strikes thirteen?

What goes up but never comes down?

What did Cinderella say when her pictures didn't arrive?

How do you top a car?

What do you call a knight with a rotary engine?

Two wrongs do not make a right. But what do two rights make?

What did George Washington say to his men just before they got in the boat?

Is major surgery possible on a very obese woman?

What gets wetter the more times it dries?

How do you now when you're no longer wanted?

What's the greatest engineering feat performed in the U.S?

What is the greatest surgical operation ever recorded?

What New York building has the most stories?

What do you get if you eat uranium?

What's the proper name for shiska-bob?

What always weighs the same no matter how big it gets?

What's the best way to raise potatoes?

Another name for a mobile home salesman?

What did the grape say when the elephant stepped on it?

Why did Jane divorce Tarzan?

How many big men have been born in Alaska?

What weighs 2000 lbs. and has a stick in it?

What happens to a cow when it stands out in the rain?

What does a flea have that nothing else has?

What do you give a seasick elephant?

How do you revive a rodent that falls into a lake?


What do you call a frightened skin-diver?

What is green and has a trunk?

What did the ice cream say to the nuts?

What do you call a man who shaves 20 times a day?

What's a honeymoon salad?

What came out when the boy put a lead slug in the popcorn machine?

What crawls and goes Ding Dong?

How do you describe a pedestrian?

What's a dead ringer?

What goes best with a white wall?


If you broke your arm in 2 places, what would you do?

Why doesn't it do any good to send a letter to Washington?

What did the limestone say to the geologist?

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Why didn't the skeleton cross the road?

Who sells ice cream in Arizona?

What do you call an ice cream truck operator?

 

Here are the lyrics to our Midi titled "The Riddle Song" - A traditional American Classic
I assume from the Appalachian Mountains?  When I listened, it sounded a lot to me like
the tune, "The 12th of Never" sung by Donny Osmond years ago. Doesn't it?

The Riddle Song Lyrics

I gave my love a cherry
That had no stone
I gave my love a chicken
That had no bone
I told my love a story
That had no end
I gave my love a baby
With no crying.

How can there be a cherry
That has no stone?
And how can there be a chicken
That has no bone?
And how can there be a story
That has no end?
And how can there be a baby
With no crying?

A cherry when it's blooming
It has no stone
A chicken when it's piping
It has no bone
The story that I love you
It has no end
A baby when it's sleeping
It's no crying.

Jokes are taken from
"The World's Worst Riddles"
No Author
Published by Price/Stern/Sloan 1974
410 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

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