I can be found in seconds, minutes and centuries, but not in days, years or decades.

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What is black when it is clean and white when it is dirty?

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It starts at the earth's end and brink,
Filled with water you can't drink.
Has a color, just like ink,
Walk into it and you'll sink.

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Everyone loses us as a child, and neglecting us makes us holy. What are we?

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U always follow me but I am rarely seen. What am I?

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My first is an insect; my second is a border; my whole puts the face in a tuneful disorder.

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I am wood that is neither hard, straight, or crooked. What am I?

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They are producers of pies and burgers and are great for tipping.

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How many sides does a circle have?

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He prefers to travel on vines and pal around with gorillas.

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If you happen to wear one of these warm garments around, you might get doused in red paint.

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I am so simple that I can only point. Yet I guide men all over the world.

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I am a mountain at night, meadow at day. What am I?

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What can provide food before it is alive, while it is alive and after it's dead?

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You have three stoves: A gas stove, a wood stove, and a coal stove, but only one match. Which should you light first?

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Some people avoid me, some people count me, some people just consume me. What am I?

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I am killer of trees but people need me.
I can be blown away by a breeze
and I have been here since ancient Greece.
What am I?

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A slow, solemn square-dance of warriors feinting. One by one they fall, warriors fainting, thirty-two on sixty-four.

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I carry you down a gentle stream. What am I?

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I am owned by the poor, the rich does not need me. If you eat me, you will die! What am I?

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Has four legs, but is not alive.

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I am yellow on the outside, white inside, and very appealing. What am I?

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I have no eyes, no legs or ears and I help move the earth. What am I?

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When people come for me to meet,
they come to me with heavy feet.
The one I hold, when I get my chance,
will turn and spin, and start to dance.

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What goes round and round the wood but never goes into the wood?

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It gets passed among men and builds without growing.
It serves to injure from a source unknowing.
What is it?

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Sleeping during the day, I hide away.
Watchful through the night, I open at dawn's light.
But only for the briefest time, do I shine.
And then I hide away. And sleep through the day.

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Royalty whose bugers are broiled and whose bed is large.

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I have four legs, one head, and a foot.
What am I?

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It's like a forest without trees, Like a jail you want to visit. Though the inmates did no wrong. You may freely walk along, They're put there so you can see them, Just as long as you don't feed them.

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Some adults still use these to count.

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What word has three syllables and twenty six letters?

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These are knee-length formal wear for men popular in the highlands.

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I am free for the taking. Through all of your life, though given but once at birth. I am less than nothing in weight, but will fell the strongest of you if held. What am I?

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What is drawn by everyone without pen or pencil?

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A device for finding furniture in the dark.

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People in love are often bound to this.

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Where on earth do the ways always blow from the south?

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It passes but you never hear it. Sometimes though, you think you feel it. You think you had it but it's gone. You want to stop it, but it moves on. You lose it, gain it, maybe fear it, but it goes on, forever on.

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Halo of water, tongue of wood.
Skin of stone, long I've stood.
My fingers short reach to the sky.
Inside my heart men live and die.

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I mirror your actions. What am I?

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I am the most famous dinner. What am I?

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What needs to be taken from you before you have it?

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In addition to the dental benefits, having one of these hanging out of your mouth will make you look like a wiseguy.

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What must be looked through in order to see?

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An accessory sported by many construction workers.

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As soft as silk, as white as milk,
as bitter as gall, a thick green wall,
and a green coat covers me all.

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My first is second in line;
I send shivers up your spine;
not quite shining bright
I glitter in the light.

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A house of wood in a hidden place.
Built without nails or glue.
High above the earthen ground.
It holds pale gems of blue.

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What can be played with no rules and no winners or losers?

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I can be the book one can never finish reading. What am I?

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Hearing something unexpected or touching a live wire can have this effect.

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What smells the most in the kitchen?

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Silently I drink and dive in fluids dark as night.
I beat the mighty warrior but never in fight.
The black blood in my veins your thirst for knowledge slakes.
My spittle is more venomous than that of poison snakes.

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What do rich people have that can be changed into the law.

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It was a tradition long ago,
When the world was dark and full of woe.
When men turned darkness into light,
By mixing, melting and decanting in the night,
To seek for youth and gold and riches,
Just to be burned as witches.

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What is a foot long and slippery?

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Secured in place, I work undercover,
and with a flick of your finger.
My purpose you'll discover.
What am I?

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I can fill a room but take up no space.
Look out at night, and I am in no place.
What am I?

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What makes my left hand my right?

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With hands that can't hold and eyes that can't see, she's cherished by some but has no real family. Who is she?

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You will find me with four legs, but no hair. People ride me for hours, but I don't go anywhere without needing to be tugged. Jerked or turned on, I always manage to be ready for work.

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A huge mythical animal said to resemble a whale.

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What goes up and down the stairs without moving?

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The cost of making only the maker knows, valueless if bought, but sometimes traded. A poor man may give one as easily as king. When one is broken pain and deceit are assured.

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Four holes, one going in and three coming out; When you are going in you are out and when you are coming out you are in.

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My first is in riddle, but not in little.
My second is in think, but not in brink.
My third is in thyme, but not in time.
My fourth is in mother, but not in brother.
My last is in time, but not in climb.

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What do angels sing in the shower?

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My head and tail both equal are, my middle slender as a bee. Whether I stand on head or heel Is quite the same to you or me. But if my head should be cut off, the matter's true, though passing strange directly I to nothing change.

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I am the tool, for inspiring many. Buy me in the store, for not much more than a penny. Don't overuse me, or my usefulness will go.

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What did the rain cloud wear under his raincoat?

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What is made of wood and metal and must be buried before it works?

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Nothing specific, but more than a few. This many clustered, together will do.

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What has a tongue but cannot talk, gets around a lot but cannot walk?

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A house has 4 walls. All of the walls are facing south, and a bear is circling the house. What color is the bear?

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A blind superhero and Evel Knievel's profession.

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You are in a room with 3 monkeys. One monkey has a banana, one has a stick, and one has nothing. Who is the smartest primate?

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What work of writing can one never finish?

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Vikings use this for warmth.

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I let water fall on you while everyone else stays dry. What am I?

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I think you live beneath a roof that is upheld by me;
I think you seldom walk abroad, but my fair form you see;
I close you in on every side, you very dwelling pave,
and probably I'll go with you at last into the grave.

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Perfect with a head, perfect without a head; Perfect with a tail, perfect without a tail; Perfect with either, neither, or both.

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I am found by the ocean and offer you a bed.
Whether you want me or not, to your house I am led?

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Fred and Wilma's child, named after a stone.

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What has ears but can't hear?

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Man walks over, and man swims under. In times of war, it can be burned asunder. What is it?

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They are toothy nocturnal immortals.

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For me, much blood has been shed.
I have two faces but only bear one head.
What am I?

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Where is the ocean deepest?

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Upon me you can tread, though softly under cover.
And I will take you places, that you have yet to discover.
I'm high, and I'm low, though flat in the middle.
And though a joy to the children, adults think of me little.

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A salutation from the islands.

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A stylish winter top that covers your larynx.

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You turn me over after you have traveled far. What am I?

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A bird done at every meal.

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My first is in fish but no in snail.
My second is in rabbit but no in tail.
My third is in up but not in down.
My fourth is in tiara but not in crown.
My fifth is in tree you plainly see.
My whole a food for you and me.

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The wave, over the wave, a weird thing I saw, Through-wrought, and wonderfully ornate: A wonder on the wave-water became bone.

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A path between high natural masses; remove the first letter to get a path between man-made masses.

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Used left or right, I get to travel over cobblestone or gravel.
Used up, I vie for sweet success, used down, I cause men great duress.

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It is a desert oasis where money magically appears or disappears from your pocket.

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Dark, feathery, and popular in Baltimore and fantasy books.

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