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Hi, everybody! I am Georgiana, your English teacher and founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you speak English fluently.
Today we are going to learn English in a fun way.
I will introduce you to some popular riddles and ask you to guess the correct answer. If you don’t know what a riddle is, don’t worry because I’ll explain it to you.
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All right. In today’s episode, you will improve your English in a fun way with some fun riddles. You’ll have to guess the answer to each riddle. Are you up for it? Don’t worry; they’re not complicated.
Come on, it’s gonna be fun 🙂
But first, what’s a riddle?
A riddle is a type of poem that works like a puzzle.
They describe something and sometimes use words with double meanings.
First, I’ll tell you a riddle, and then I’ll wait 10 seconds to give you time to answer. But don’t worry. If you need more time, you can pause the audio.
1. Riddle: What has one eye but can’t see?
Answer: A needle
Of course, the needle has an eye, but it cannot see since it is an object. Besides, the eye is empty.
2. Riddle: What has legs but doesn’t walk?
Answer: A table
The table can’t walk, but not because it is lazy but because it has another function. Most people can walk, but some prefer to sit all day.
3. Riddle: What can you catch but not throw?
Answer: A cold
In English, we use the expression to catch a cold. And it’s not that we are chasing a cold. It’s just an English expression.
4. Riddle: What kind of band never plays music?
Answer: A rubber band
A rubber band is a thin rubber ring that is used to hold things in place. It has multiple uses.
5. Riddle: What has many teeth but can’t bite?
Answer: A comb
You use the comb to style your hair, so the bristles should not be too sharp.
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