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Pregnant every time you see her, yet she never will give birth. What is it?

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Black I am and much admired, men seek me until they’re tired. When they find me, they break my head, and take from me my resting bed. What am I?

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Jack has 8 bricks 7 of them weights the same amount and one is slightly heavier. Using a balance scale, how can Jack find the heavier brick in two weighings?

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What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?

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Read my riddle, I pray. What God never sees, what the king seldom sees, and what we see every day. What is it?

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What can go up a chimney down, but cannot go down a chimney up?

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