It’s funny riddles with answers time! Laugh yourself silly with short funny riddles. Hard, easy, long or short, all are hilarious!
Short funny riddles
What goes around the world yet stays in a corner?A postage stamp on an envelope.
If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don’t have it. What is it?A secret.
The day before two days after the day before tomorrow is Saturday. What day is it today?Friday
The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
What doesn’t exist, but has a name?Nothing
Feed me and I live, yet give me a drink and I die.Fire
I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air. What am I?Smoke
What is yours but your friends use it more than you do?Your Name
Never was, am always to be. No one ever saw me, nor ever will. And yet I am the confidence of all, to live and breathe on this terrestrial ball. What am I?Future
Buffalo have been shown to have more hair on one side rather than the other. Which side has more hair?The outside!
There is a book which at one time was owned only by rich people. Now everyone can have it, but it usually isn’t for sale and can’t be borrowed from the public library. What book is it?A telephone book (only the wealthy had phones when they first were made).
1999 dimes are worth almost $200. Why?Because 1999 dimes add up to $199.90 – almost $200!
A teacher had sixteen students, and all but ten quit school. How many students did he have left?Ten of course (“all but ten”)
Short funny riddles 2
A woman is shot, held under water for five minutes, and hung, but a short time later she goes to dinner with the man who did all this. How is this possible?The man was a photographer; he shot a photo of her, developed it in solution and hung it up to dry. (This one will get harder with age, as more people use digital cameras and forget how photos used to be developed.)
How many blocks of stone did it take to complete one of the pyramids?Just one block – the last one!
By moving one of the following digits, make the equation correct. 62 – 63 = 126 – 63 = 1
As I went across the bridge, I met a man with a load of wood which was neither straight nor crooked. What kind of wood was it?Saw Dust
What is special about the following sequence of numbers?The numbers are in alphabetical order.
What has a mouth but can’t chew?A River
A rooster lays an egg at the very top of a slanted roof. Which side is the egg going to roll off on?Neither, roosters don’t lay eggs.
What is put on a table, cut, but never eaten?A pack of cards
In a small cabin in the woods, two men lay dead. The cabin itself is not burned, but the forest all around is burned to cinders. How did the men die?It’s the cabin of a plane and the plane crashed.
When asked how old she was, Suzie replied “In two years I will be twice as old as I was five years ago”. How old is she?12 Years
What seven-letter word has hundreds of letters in it?Mailbox
If there were 9 cats on a bridge and one jumped over the edge, how many would be left?None. They are copy cats.
A prisoner is told “If you tell a lie we will hang you; if you tell the truth we will shoot you.” What can he say to save himself?You will hang me.
Short funny riddles 3
A woman shoots her husband. After that she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. And at last, she hangs him. After sometime they both go out together. How?
The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.
A murderer is sentenced to death. He has to choose between three rooms. The first is full of raging fires, the second is full of assassins with loaded guns, and the third is full of lions that haven’t eaten in 3 years – Which room is safest for him?
The third room! The lions who haven’t eaten for three years will surely be dead by now.
There are four brothers in this world that were all born together. The first runs and never wearies. The second eats and is never full. The third drinks and is always thirsty. The fourth sings a song that is never good. Tell their names.Water Fire Earth and Wind
Of no use to one yet absolute bliss to two. The small boy gets it for nothing. The young man has to lie for it. The old man has to buy it. The baby’s right. The lover’s privilege. The hypocrite’s mask. To the young girl faith; To the married woman hope; To the old maid charity. What am I?”A kiss
I am the center of gravity, hold a capital situation in Vienna, and as I am foremost in every victory, am allowed by all to be invaluable. Though I am invisible, I am clearly seen in the midst of a river. I could name three who are in love with me and have three associates in vice. It is vain that you seek me for I have long been in heaven yet even now lie embalmed in the grave. What am I?The letter V
If you drop a yellow hat in the Red Sea what does it become?Wet
If you have it, you want to share it. If you share it, you don’t have it. What is it?A secret
The more you have of it, the less you see. What is it?
What has to be broken before it can be used?An egg
What goes up and never comes down?Your age
What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?A candle
Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly? Show AnswerIncorrectly
What is the question you can ask all day, and no matter what the answers are, they would still be correct?What time is it?
Have a great time with short funny riddles and don’t forget to share the laughter and mental stimulation with others!