# Short riddles

## Half of two plus two

Is half of two plus two equal to two or three?
Three. It seems that it could almost be either, but if you follow the mathematical orders of operation, division is performed before addition. So... half of two is one. Then add two, and the answer is three.
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## Animal living longest in zoos

What kind of animal lives longest in zoos?
Turtles.
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## How many T’s

Tommy Tucker took two strings and tied two turtles to two tall trees. How many T’s in that?
There are 2 t’s in THAT.
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## Endlessly swimming in a waterless sea

Large as a mountain, small as a pea, Endlessly swimming in a waterless sea.
Asteroids.
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## Red through and through

Red through and through, it has no mouth. But it eats many things; it fears water but not wind.
Fire.
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## Don't wash it and then it's clean

Wash it and it isn't clean. Don't wash it and then it's clean. What I Am?
Water.
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## Has five eyes, but cannot see

What has five eyes, but cannot see?
The Mississippi River.
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## Every time you stand up

Every time you stand up, you lose this. What is it?
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## What's the best thing to put into a Christmas cake

What's the best thing to put into a Christmas cake?