A leathery snake,
With a stinging bite,
I’ll stay coiled up,
Unless I must fight.
There are many English words that you can add an “s” to make it plural. But far fewer words become singular when you add an “s”. What are two examples of these much rarer words?
Cares -> Caress
Princes -> Princess
What does this rebus represent?
Round she is, yet flat as a board
Altar of the Lupine Lords.
Jewel on black velvet, pearl in the sea
Unchanged but ever changing, eternally.
Twice four and twenty blackbirds sitting in the rain.
I shot and killed a quarter of them. How many do remain?
After shooting a quarter of the birds, the rest would fly off, so the remaining birds, brutally shot by you, would be:
(2 × (4 + 20)) / 4 = 12
To be gold is to be good,
To be stone is to be nothing,
To be glass is to be fragile,
To be cold is to be cruel.
What am I?
What phrase does this represent?
Days are numbered. Commonly used to say someone or something is going to end soon.
Never ahead, ever behind,
Yet flying swiftly past;
For a child I last forever,
For adults I’m gone too fast.
What am I?
What are the next five letters in this sequence?
Hint: Think back to childhood rhymes.
AJCTA. These are the first letters from the nursery rhyme, “Jack and Jill Went Up The Hill”. AJCTA represents, “and Jill came tumbling after”.
A cloth poorly dyed
And an early morning sky
How are they the same?
Their color both change easily.