Word Riddles

Riddle: Remove six letters from this sequence to reveal a familiar English word. BSAINXLEATNTEARS

Remove six letters from this sequence to reveal a familiar English word. BSAINXLEATNTEARS.

BANANAS (Removed SIX LETTERS)

Riddle: A woman shoots her husband, then holds him under water for five minutes

A woman shoots her husband, then holds him under water for five minutes. Finally, she hangs him. Five minutes later they enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?

She took a photo of him and developed it in the dark room.

Riddle: Before any changes I’m a garlic or spice. My first is altered and I’m a hand-warming device

Before any changes I’m a garlic or spice. My first is altered and I’m a hand-warming device. My second is changed and I’m trees in full bloom. The next letter change makes a deathly old tomb. Change the fourth to make a fruit of the vine. Change the last for a chart plotted with lines. What was I? What did I become? What did I turn out to be?

Clove, glove, grove, grave, grape, graph

Riddle: I am a word of 5 letters and people eat me. If you remove the first letter I become a form of energy

I am a word of 5 letters and people eat me. If you remove the first letter I become a form of energy. Remove the first two and I’m needed to live. Scramble the last 3 and you can drink me. What am I?

Wheat, heat, eat, tea

Riddle: The more you take, the more you leave behind

The more you take, the more you leave behind.

Footsteps

Riddle: What makes a loud noise when changing its jacket, becomes larger but weighs less?

What makes a loud noise when changing its jacket, becomes larger but weighs less?

Popcorn

Riddle: A man went to the hardware store to buy items for his house

A man went to the hardware store to buy items for his house. 1 would cost $.25. 12 would cost $.50. 122 would cost $.75. When he left the store he had spent $.75, what did he buy?

House numbers

Riddle: What begins and has no end? What is the ending of all that begins?

What begins and has no end? What is the ending of all that begins?

The best answer I’ve heard is death. It ends all that begins, and there’s no end to death. Another answer along the same lines is decay.

Riddle: Feed me and I live, give me drink and I die. What am I?

Feed me and I live, give me drink and I die. What am I?

Fire.

Riddle: I live in water. If you cut my head I’m at your door, If you cut my tail I’m fruit

I live in water. If you cut my head I’m at your door, If you cut my tail I’m fruit, If you cut both I’m with you. What am I?

A pearl.

They’re found underwater. Removing the head (p) leaves Earl, a guy who could be at your door. Removing the tail (l) leaves pear, a fruit and if you cut both off you’re left with ear, which is with you because it’s attached to your head.

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