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If I have a bee in my hand, what's in my eye?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:You measure my life in hours and I serve you by expiring.
I'm quick when I'm thin and slow when I'm fat.
The wind is my enemy.


A candle??? I have thought way to hard on this.


Good thinking....correct!
 
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T Melville wrote:

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T Melville wrote:Where does dragon milk come from?


dragonmilk.com
I bet that is not the answer!


Not what I had in mind no. This actually straddles the line between riddle and joke.



From a cow with short legs.

The udder drags on the ground!


I am sorry... I just couldn't help sharing all the Dragon's Milk stuff I found before figuring out the answer!


Source - Dragon milk


Source - dragon's milk cocktail


Source- chronicles


Source
 
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Bihai Il wrote:If I have a bee in my hand, what's in my eye?



Beauty.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
 
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What is black when it's clean and white when it's dirty?
 
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Anne Miller wrote:

T Melville wrote:Where does dragon milk come from?

From a cow with short legs.

The udder drags on the ground!



Ding ding ding! Old school. I heard it on a Homer and Jethro record. Way before my time, but mom and dad had stuff like that around when I was young. Only date I ever saw was 1954, I think.
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What is black when it's clean and white when it's dirty?



A chalkboard?
 
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You see a room filled with people, but when you look closer you can't see a single person....why?
 
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The poor have me.
The rich need me.
If you eat me you will die!

What am I?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:You see a room filled with people, but when you look closer you can't see a single person....why?



‘cause they’re all wearing wedding rings
 
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greg mosser wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:You see a room filled with people, but when you look closer you can't see a single person....why?



‘cause they’re all wearing wedding rings


You are correct greg!
 
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Greg Martin wrote:The poor have me.
The rich need me.
If you eat me you will die!

What am I?



Money
 
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Jack Durston wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:The poor have me.
The rich need me.
If you eat me you will die!

What am I?



Money


Not what I'm looking for.
 
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T Melville wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:What is black when it's clean and white when it's dirty?



A chalkboard?



Correct!
 
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Very nicely answered T!  That is the answer I was looking for to:
The poor have me.  The rich need me.  If you eat me you will die!  What am I?
And a better answer format I could not expect!
 
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I'm like that kid in class who's hurting himself trying to get his hand up higher, yelling "ooh, ooh, me! pick me!". I was leaving it open for someone else to answer, but you had to know that I know...
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

Jack Durston wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:The poor have me.
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If you eat me you will die!

What am I?



Money


Not what I'm looking for.



I ought not to face Gollum just yet then.
 
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What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?



A river
 
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Anne Miller wrote:What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?


River, creek, brook?
 
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What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?
 
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Skandi Rogers wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?



A river



Correct!
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:

Anne Miller wrote:What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but never eats?


River, creek, brook?



Skandi posted 1 minute before you so you are both correct!
 
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Greg Martin wrote:What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?


The man in the moon?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?


The man in the moon?


I love it!.....but not what I was going for.
 
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Greg Martin wrote:What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?


Is it one of the star constellations ?
 
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Silas Rempel wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?


Is it one of the star constellations ?


Think more down to Earth.
 
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What is the difference between a granny and a granary?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?


The man in the moon?


I love it!.....but not what I was going for.



Man in the moon was my first thought!

I will have to say it is:

a pillow.
 
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Anne Miller wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:

Silas Rempel wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:What loses its head in the morning and regains it at night?


The man in the moon?


I love it!.....but not what I was going for.



Man in the moon was my first thought!

I will have to say it is:

a pillow.


Pillow it is Anne!  Very nicely done.
 
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I met a man on the London bridge, he tipped his hat and drew his cane, in this riddle I told you his name. What is it?
 
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Greg Martin wrote:I met a man on the London bridge, he tipped his hat and drew his cane, in this riddle I told you his name. What is it?



Andrew?
 
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When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?
 
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Megan Palmer wrote:

Greg Martin wrote:I met a man on the London bridge, he tipped his hat and drew his cane, in this riddle I told you his name. What is it?



Andrew?


You are correct....and quick!  Good going Megan.
 
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Bihai Il wrote:What is the difference between a granny and a granary?



This one is kind of corny.

The difference is one's born kin and the other is one's corn bin.

one is a relative and one is a storage location

Here is another riddle:

What two things can never be eaten for breakfast?
 
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What two things can never be eaten for breakfast?



lunch & dinner
 
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Greg Martin wrote:When you do not know what I am, then I am something.
When you know what I am, then I am nothing.
What am I?



a mystery?
 
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