Sitting on a Cushion on a DockRiddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.
What am I?
My first is in sound, but not in thunder.
My second is in noise, but not in poise.
My third is in outrage, but not in grater.
My fourth is in whimper, but not in whisper.
My fifth is in squash, but not in squelches.
My sixth is in mutter, but not in murmur.
My seventh is in gosh, but not in gasp.
My eighth is in yelp, but not in yell.
My ninth is in hoarse, but not in harsh.
My tenth is in eerie, but not in fairy.
My eleventh is in bliss, but not in bless.
My last is in splat, but not spilt.
HintThese letters you'll find,
If you place them combined
Gives a word whose meaning (and I'm not joking)
Are words that seem like sounds when they're spoken.
This is a word whose sound suggests the sense (eg buzz and hiss).
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