Collection of Riddles

1 . . It went to America and it stopped there and it came home because it did not go there.

2 . . If you lost a half-crown and found it again what would be the first thing you would do?

3 . . I went to the wood and I got it and I sat down to look for it and I brought it home because I could not find it.

4 . . A little man sitting behind a wall eats all he gets and drinks nothing.

5 . . What is it a rich man wants, a poor man has, a blind man sees, a deaf man hears?


Michael Grimes, Balbriggan Rd . . . (BNS, 1937-`38)