# Best short riddles

## Silver-tongued, but never lie

I’m teary-eyed but never cry, silver-tongued, but never lie. double-winged, but never fly, air-cooled, but never dry. What am I?
Mercury. The element looks shiny, silver, and is wet. The god Mercury has two wings but only uses them to run.
85.88 %

## How many letters are there

How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
There are 18: 3 in "the", 7 in "English" and 8 in "alphabet".
85.76 %

Never ahead, ever behind, yet flying swiftly past; for a child, I last forever; for an adult, I'm gone too fast. What am I?
Time.
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## Key that opens no doors

There’s a key that opens no doors but fills your stomach, what key is it?
A turkey.
85.76 %

## Water image

You can see me in water, but I never get wet. What am I?
Reflection.
85.67 %
funny

## Baby corn

What did the baby corn ask the mama corn?
Where is the popcorn?
85.67 %

## Maths logical problem

The digits 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) can be rearranged into 3628800 distinct 10 digits numbers. How many of these numbers are prime?
None. The sum of numbers from 0-9(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9) is 45 and therefore can be divisible by 3 and 9.
85.67 %

## Lucky number

Think of a number. Double it. Add ten. Half it. Take away the number you started with. What is your number?
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## Towel that has fallen in the sea

What do you call a towel that has fallen in the sea?
A wet towel.
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