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Guessing Lantern riddles.

Hi everyone,
Can you guess these Lantern riddles? Are you ready to solve them?

People usually write lantern riddles on paper notes and paste them upon their colourful lanterns.
Can you find the right answer for these riddles? They are a good way to laugh and think.
Let's start!

1. What man can not live in a house?

2. It works hard all its life counting numbers day and night but never gets past 12. What is it?

3.What belongs to you but others use it more than you?

4. Davis's father has three sons: Peter, Barry and___?

5. I can follow you for thousand of miles. I don't fear cold or fire. I disappear when the sun sets behind the western mountains. Who am I?

6. What is the longest word in the English language?

7. What has a tail and a head but no body?

8. What two words when combined hold the most letters?

9. What is full of holes but still holds water?

10. What building has the most stories?

11. When you laugh it laughs, when you cry it cries.

12. What you call a rich fish?

13. What has a single eye but cannot see?

14. I am tall when I am young but I am short when I am old. What am I?

15. What has hands but cannot clap?

16. How many months have 28 days?

17. We see it once in a year, twice in a week but never in a day?

18. What goes up but never comes down?

19. What kind of tree can you carry in your hand?

20. What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it?

And if you are in London you should visit the magic Lantern Festival in Chiswick Gardens.
You can see giant sculpted lanterns in a variety of forms and structures.


















Picture: Chiswick House Gardens

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