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Upward Roots

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

 

Puzzle ID:#36115
Fun:*** (2.37)
Difficulty:*** (2.3)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:Trumalia***

 

 

 



This is an old British riddle from 1300-1900 AD.

What doth with his root upwards grow,
and downward with his head doth show?




Riddle courtesy of Trumalia.com

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Comments

King_of_Smart*
Sep 05, 2007

Yay! First post! Awesome teaser!!
eighsseAus*
Sep 02, 2013

This one is okay, but I don't like that the first line sounds like it is indicating that it "grows upwards." Really it's saying only that its root is on top instead of the bottom. It's written "too poetically" to be clear.



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