Written by Emmanuel Ogbeche

Riddles

1. I’m tall when I’m young and I’m short when I’m old. What am I?

2. Throw away the outside and cook the inside, then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What is it?

3. What can you catch but not throw?

4. What goes in the water black and comes out red?

5. During what month do people sleep the least?

Answers 

A candle 2. A corn on the cob 3. Cold 4. A lobster 5. February, it's the shortest month after all.

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