More Riddles

“More Riddles,” Friend, Jan. 1972, 23

More Riddles

Why should spiders make good outfielders? Because they always catch flies.

Spell enemy in three letters. NME or FOE.

What nut reminds you of a large strong box? A chestnut.

What vegetable needs a plumber? A leek (leak).

Which are the most contented birds? Crows. They never complain without caws (cause).

Teacher: If you have ten potatoes and must divide them equally among seven persons, how would you do it? Mary: “I’d mash them!”