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Wooden Birds

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.


Puzzle ID:#35924
Fun:*** (2.32)
Difficulty:** (2.08)
Submitted By:Trumalia***
Corrected By:Sunrose




This is an old American riddle from 1500-1900 AD.

Those wooden Birds are now in sight
Whose voices roare, whose wings are white,
Whose mawes are fill'd with hose and shooes,
With wine, cloth, sugar, salt and newes,
When they have eas'd their stomacks here
They cry farewell, until next years.

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