What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

Scroll down to see our Riddles of the Week along with their answers.

Riddle 1

What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?

mailing an envelope
Answer

A postage stamp.

Riddle 2

I have keys but can’t unlock doors, I can enter but can’t exit. What am I?


Answer

A computer keyboard.

Riddle 3

What appears once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?


Answer

The letter ‘M’.

Riddle 4

What tastes better than it smells?

man holding his nose tasting a lifesaver
Answer

Your tongue.

Riddle 5

I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but come alive with the wind. What am I?


Answer

An echo.

Riddle 6

The more of me there is, the less you see. What am I?


Answer

Darkness.

Riddle 7

I am not alive, but I can grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?


Answer

Fire.

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6 comments

  1. olly says:

    it was fun

  2. MyNameIsMasterFrown says:

    i love these! plus my mom was telling me some of these last night so i got them easy! the one thing i dont understand tho is how an echo comes alive with wind someone pls explain that to me

    1. Wordshake says:

      🙌🏼
      Yes, “comes alive with wind” is just a poetic way to say that wind can amplify an echo. Sound waves travel longer distances with wind than they do in still air, making echos clearer.

  3. MyNameIsMasterFrown says:

    wait a minute ITS GROUNDHOGS DAY ALREADY?

  4. bamber says:

    i love these riddles

  5. Alex says:

    Hi wordshake I would kindly request
    More riddles and please do not put in the pictures

    Kind regards,

    Alex

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