Today, I’m going to give you all a challenge!

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I’m going to set you all a challenge. I am going to tell you three popular English riddles, and I want to see if you can work out the answers. A riddle is a question, statement, or phrase that is almost a puzzle and requires you to think to answer. But I’m not going to tell you the answers! I want you to message me on instagram with your guesses, and I will tell you if you are correct or not!

Ok, so let’s get started 

Riddle 1

What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?

Riddle 2

What occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment and never in one thousand years?

Riddle 3 

What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

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By Tom Wilkinson

Host and founder of Thinking in English, Tom is committed to providing quality and interesting content to all English learners. Previously a research student at a top Japanese university and with a background in English teaching, political research, and Asian languages, Tom is now working fulltime on bettering Thinking in English!

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