Every country in the world has its own collection of proverbs and riddles. But the principal countries are Egypt, China and Ireland.A Riddle is simply a witty saying in which we are asked a question and we guess the answer such as:-
R. "What is it that has a head and no face"
A. A match.
R. "Think, tank under a bank ten drawing four"?
A. A man milking a cow.
R. "What is the stonges thing in the world"?
A. A snail, because he carries his house on his back.
R. "Hoddy doddy with a round body and a flat hat"
A. A pot
R. "What is it that is ful in the day and empty at night"?
A. An shoe
R. "As round as an apple as plump as a ball can climb the church stipal and all."
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