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Old Mother Hubbard’s Seven Letters

What seven letters did Old Mother Hubbard use when she opened her cupboard?

O I C U R M T

(Oh, I see you are empty)

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I Tell You When to Start

I tell you when to start,
Or remind if you forget.

I smash others to break them apart,
But I’m pushed by another of me.

What am I?

Cue. A cue tells you when to start, or if you forget your lines in a play. A cue ball is used to break at the beginning of a game of pool and the cue stick is used to push the cue ball on the break.

Another interesting tidbit is that cue is how you spell the letter q if you’re writing it out.

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What’s Nowhere But Everywhere

What’s nowhere but everywhere except where something is?

Nothing. (From Gotham)

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In School Without Learning

I’m in school without learning,
And control from the middle.

What am I?

A fish. They swim in schools and the fish in the middle of a school control the school. The fish on the outside are guided by those in the middle.

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Another 1

What phrase does this represent?

ANOTHER 1
ANOTHER 1
ANOTHER 1
ANOTHER 1
ANOTHER 1

One after another.

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Twice in Eternity

I occur twice in eternity,
And I’m always within sight.

What am I?

The letter ‘t’.

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The Sun Bakes Them

The sun bakes them,
The hand breaks them,
The foot treads them,
The mouth tastes them.

Grapes.

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What Goes In the Water Red?

What goes in the water red
And comes out black?

Iron

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Soldiers Line Up Spaced With Pride

Soldiers line up, spaced with pride,
Two long rows lined side by side,
One sole unit can decide,
If the rows will unite or divide.

What am I?

A zipper.

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Measures Out Time

I measure out time,
Until in time,
All is smashed into me.

What am I?

Sand

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