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What Can You Catch But Not Throw?

What can you catch but not throw?

Your breath or an illness (a cold, virus, the flu etc).

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Three Feet But No Head

What has three feet but no head?

A yard stick (it’s 3 feet long).

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What Runs Around the Yard

What runs around the yard without moving?

A fence.

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Has Teeth But Can’t Bite

What has teeth but can’t bite?

A comb. Other inanimate objects with teeth like a saw, zipper or a gear can “bite” you. Many people can affirm from painful experience in regards to zippers and saws, and the unfortunate factory worker who is missing a finger can attest to gears. It’s a rare event that anyone would be injured by a comb.

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Look In My Face

Look in my face and I am someone,
Look in my back I am no one.

What am I?

A mirror. The face of a mirror shows your face, but the back of a mirror shows nothing but dust and cardboard (depending on the type of mirror).

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Word Pronounced Incorrectly

What 11-letter word does everyone pronounce incorrectly?

The word “incorrectly”.

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More Than a Few

Nothing specific,
but more than a few.
This many clustered
together will do.

Bunch. It’s a vague term that means more than a few. And clustered items like bananas, grapes or celery come in bunches.

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Never Goes Airborne

It never goes airborne,
yet, still, it may land.

A punch.

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Not a Bird Though Feathered

It’s not a bird, though feathered, and
it has a mobile nest.
It’s quick in flight and, having flown,
it always stops to rest.

An arrow. It has feathers and its nest (a quiver) is usually carried an archer’s back. The arrow flies when released, but will always land somewhere to rest.

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Slayer of Regrets

Slayer of regrets
old and new,
sought by many,
found by few.

Redemption. It can get rid of regrets, many people seek it but few find it.

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