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


Puzzle ID:#30802
Fun:*** (3.02)
Difficulty:*** (2.54)
Submitted By:Jimbo*au******
Corrected By:MarcM1098




If you like solving puzzles, periodically,
Then this may suit your particular body chemistry.
One is partly controversial but makes hard teeth with just a trace,
Two is notoriously poisonous and sometimes seen with old lace.
Three made the Hindenburg rise and fall disastrously from the sky,
Four is most essential, without Thyroxin you would surely die.
Five is up in the air and to life it is very dear.
Six is like your favourite pub, a lot to do with atmosphere.
Put us all together and we wield economic power,
A magazine? ; a dress ? ; a trend? ; I change by the hour.
What am I?


One : Fluorine in Fluoride prevents tooth decay.(F)
Two: Arsenic is poisonous (1944 Cary Grant movie "Arsenic and Old Lace" (As)
Three: Airship Hindenburg was filled with Hydrogen (H).
Four: Iodine is required by the thyroid gland for production of thyroxin. (I)
Five: oxygen required by most living organisms (O).
Six: Nitrogen makes up 80% of our atmosphere. (N)
F As H I O N
Fashion dictates spending patterns.
A Fashion Magazine.
A Fashion(able) dress.
Fashion is a trend.


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