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You do not want to have me, but when you have me, You do not want to lose me. What am I?
A Lawsuit

Glittering points that downward thrust, sparkling spears that never rust. What is it?
An Icicle

I'm the part of the bird that's not in the sky. I can swim in the ocean and yet remain dry. What am I?
A Shadow

Dark with white markings, And smooth like a rock. Where learning occurs, I help convey thought. What am I?

I have hands that wave at you, Though I never say goodbye. It's cool for you to be with me, especially when I say, "HI." What am I?
An Electric Fan

I am mother and father, but never birth or nurse. I'm rarely still, but I never wander. What am I?
A Tree

I can run but not walk. Wherever I go, thought follows close behind. What am I?
A Nose

Pronounced as one letter, and written with three, two letters there are, and two only in me. I'm double, I'm single, I'm black, blue, and gray, I'm read from both ends, And the same either way. What am I?
An Eye

The man who invented it doesn't want it. The man who bought it doesn't need it. The man who needs it doesn't know it. What is it?
A Coffin

It is said among my people that some things are improved by death. Tell me, what stinks while living but in death smells good?
A Pig

What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?
A River

I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I'll make it lighter. What am I?
A Hole

I can be cracked, I can be made. I can be told, I can be played. What am I?
A Joke

What common English verb becomes its own past tense by rearranging its letters?
Ate And Eat

You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?
An Onion

If a man carried my burden, He would break his back. I am not rich, but I leave silver in my track. What am I?
A Snail

What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
A Towel

When I am filled, I can point the wa;Y when I am empty, nothing moves me. I have two skins, One without and one within. What am I?
A Glove

What goes up and down the stairs without moving?
A Rug

I fly, yet I have no wings. I cry, yet I have no eyes. Darkness follows me; lower light I never see.
A Cloud

To unravel me You need a key. No key that was made by locksmith's hand, but a key that only I will understand. What am I?
A Cipher

I run over fields and woods all day. Under the bed at night I sit not alone. My tongue hangs out, up and to the rear, awaiting to be filled in the morning. What am I?
A Shoe

Weight in my belly, trees on my back, nails in my ribs, feet do I lack. What am I?
A Ship

My thunder comes before the lightning; my lightning comes before the clouds; my rain dries all the land it touches. What am I?
A Volcano

What can you catch but not throw?
A Cold

What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?
A Coat Of Paint

I give you a group of three. One is sitting down and will never get up. The second eats as much as is given to him, yet is always hungry. The third goes away and never returns. What are they?
A Stove, Fire, And Smoke

What kind of tie does a ghost wear to a formal party?
A Boo—Tie

As a whole, I am both safe and secure. Behead me, and I become a place of meeting. Behead me again, and I am the partner of ready. Restore me, and I become the domain of beasts. What am I?
A Stable

What walks on four legs in the morning, two at mid—day, and three in the evening?
A Human Does: As A Baby, It Crawls; In Old Age, Uses A Cane

In a marble hall white as milk lined with skin as soft as silk within a fountain crystal—clear a golden apple doth appear. No doors there are to this stronghold, yet thieves break in to steal its gold.
An Egg

Give me food, and I will live; give me water, and I will die. What am I?
A Fire

I have holes in my top and bottom, my left and right, and in the middle. But I still hold water. What am I?
A Sponge

Lighter than what I'm made of, more of me is hidden than is seen. What am I?
An Iceberg

You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the inside. What did you eat?
An Ear Of Corn / A Chicken

What goes around the world and stays in a corner?
A Stamp

I went into the woods and got it. I sat down to seek it. I brought it home with me because I couldn't find it. What is it?
A Splinter

What's a monster's favorite bean?
A Human Bean

I'm where yesterday follows today, and tomorrow's in the middle. What am I?
A Dictionary

My life can be measured in hours; I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick; fat, I am slow. Wind is my foe. What am I?
A Candle

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