Riddles 2

1. EASYMy friend he loves the needle;When he's stuck he sings so sweet.His skin, it gleams. When scratched, he screams.He runs in circles without feet.ANSWER: a recordA record plays music only when you lower the needle onto its surface. Therecord's surface gleams. When you scratch a record it makes a horriblescreeching noise. A record moves in constant circles on the turntable.2. INTERMEDIATEThe last man on a lush, green lawnWaits for the cue, dressed black as coal.A man in white comes forth and taps him.The man in black runs - jumps in hole.ANSWER: an eight-ballIn the pool game eight-ball the last two balls on the table at the end ofthe game are the eight and the cue ball. A pool tabe is most often coveredin green fabric. The eight-ball sits in one place until the cue ball comesforward and knocks it into a hole.3. DIFFICULTThe little room was never used;Now heat turns solid what was not.Remove the wall, now in this hall:A ball within a rounded box.ANSWER: a hardboiled eggThe egg which you eat never served the purpose of incubating a babychicken. When you boil the egg in water the liquid insides turn solid.When you remove the shell of a hardboiled egg you find a ball-like yolkinside an encasement of egg-white.

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