[提問]English Riddles

[提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:39 am

1. How do you make "one" disappear?

2. A farmer has 17 sheep and all but 9 die. How many are left alive?

3. A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bustrip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?

4. What falls but doesn't break, and what breaks but doesn't fall?

5. Here on earth it is true, yesterday is always before today; but there is a place where yesterday always follows today. Where?
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Re: [提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:39 am

My try …

1. Add letter “G” to make it ‘gone’ or letter “N” to make it ‘none’.
2. 9 alive sheep?
3. An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.
4. Night falls but doesn't break, and silence breaks but doesn't fall.
5. Dictionary?

Please correct me where I have gone wrong. Thanks.
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Re: [提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:39 am

Other answers for question 3.

Rain or snow fall but do not break.

A heart breaks but doesn't fall.
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Re: [提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:40 am

Stock prices fall but do not break, unless it is breaking news...

Water falls but does not break, if water breaks... then good news follows...
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Re: [提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:40 am

Viceroy did a great job. He got all the answers.
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Re: [提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:40 am

But those answers can be found on Google in 5 seconds of search...

Lsseyboo's inputs are good too...
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Re: [提問]English Riddles

台灣英語網1.0 » 週四 9月 17, 2015 7:40 am

These riddles are too "elementary" for someone like Viceroy.
Googling for answers is cheating, stemfax.
Stock prices won't break but the investors will, they go broke, many already have.

My sons do get a snow-break from school when it's too heavy. ^_^
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