# Simple riddles

## Three lives have I

Three lives have I. Gentle enough to soothe the skin, Light enough to caress the sky, Hard enough to crack rocks.
Water.
70.33 %

## Face like a tree and skin like the sea

I have a face like a tree and skin like the sea. A great beast I am, yet small vermin frighten me. What am I?
An elephant.
70.33 %

## Swimming in the ocean

If you were swimming in the ocean and a big alligator attacked you, what should you do?
Nothing. There are no alligators in the ocean.
70.29 %

## Murdered wife

A man murders his wife with a knife in their car. Nobody is around to see this. He throws her out of the car being careful not to leave any fingerprints on her body. Next he throws the knife off of a cliff into a gorge where it will never be found and he goes home. An hour later the police call him and tell him that his wife has been murdered and he needs to come to the scene of the crime immediately. As soon as he arrives, he is arrested.
He never ask the cop where the scene of the crime was so they knew that he had murdered his wife.
70.09 %

## Give me food, and I will live

Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die. What am I?
Fire.
70.07 %

## Store clerk

Elmer Johnson went to the hardware store to make a purchase for his house. He asked the store clerk, "How much will one cost?" The clerk thought for a moment and said, "Three dollars." Elmer Johnson, who looked a little puzzled said, "Well then, how much will twelve cost?" "Six dollars," replied the clerk. Elmer Johnson scratched his head and said, "If I were to purchase two hundred, how much would that cost?" "That," said the clerk, "will cost you nine dollars." What was Elmer Johnson buying?
69.95 %

## Halloween & Valentine's day

When does Halloween come before Valentine's day?
In a dictionary.
69.92 %

## Cat crossed with a fish

What do you call a cat crossed with a fish?
Catfish.
69.88 %

## Time of day

What time of day, when written in a capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards and upside down?
Noon.
69.85 %