10 riddles using the English language
English can be a tricky language to learn. Once kids can read confidently, show them these fun riddles and jokes. There are sure to be a few in here that will keep them busy for a while!
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Q. Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
A. The letter C.
Q. What starts with the letter P, ends with the letter E and has thousands of letters?
A. The Post Office!
Q. What begins with T, finishes with T and has T in it?
A. A teapot
Q. What word begins and ends with an ‘e’ but only has one letter?
Q. How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
A. There are 18. Three in ‘the’, seven in ‘English’ and eight in ‘alphabet’.
Q. What is the longest word in the English language?
A. Smiles – Because there is a 'mile' between the two S's.
Q. Which word is the odd one out – Stun, Ton, Evil, Letter, Mood, Bad, Snap, Straw?
A. Letter. If you read them all backwards, letter is the only one that does not make another word.
Q. What four days of the week start with the letter T?
A. Tuesday, Thursday, today and tomorrow.
Q. What occurs once in every minute, twice in every moment and never in a thousand years?
A. The letter M.
Q. What occurs twice in a week, once in a year but never in a day?
A. The letter E.