Riddle 24


I’m sharing another riddle from “Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek Appalachian Riddles & Rusties” by James Still.

“Of weavers the best am I,
My own yarn do I supply,
None can match me, did they try,
To wear my cloth is to die.”


The last riddle I shared was from “Way Down Yonder on Troublesome Creek Appalachian Riddles & Rusties” by James Still. A lot of folks guessed things that could have been the answer, but the book said the answer was a hole.

“Whim-wham, shim-sham, jog-along, shift,
There’s a weightless thing you can’t lift.”


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    May 2, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    I’m guessing a spider.

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    Gina Smith
    May 2, 2020 at 8:17 pm

    I’m going to say specifically a black widow. It’s the “kill” part.

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    Sue Simmons
    May 2, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    I think it is a spider

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    May 2, 2020 at 6:40 pm

    A spider?

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    May 2, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    It has to be a spider.

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    May 2, 2020 at 2:07 pm


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    May 2, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    Think that it may be a spider/

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    May 2, 2020 at 11:42 am

    I think it’s a black widow spider. First time I’ve had a guess for one of your riddles. I love reading your blog & am a subscriber.

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    May 2, 2020 at 11:28 am


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    Mary Johnson
    May 2, 2020 at 10:37 am


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    Bob Jones
    May 2, 2020 at 10:36 am

    The answer is a spider.

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    May 2, 2020 at 10:05 am

    A Spider :)….. I’m so not good at figuring these…. 🙂 but enjoy attempting.

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    John Hickman
    May 2, 2020 at 9:30 am

    It’s a spider

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    Earl Cagle
    May 2, 2020 at 9:28 am

    This is appears to be a spider with referral to the web.

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    Leilani Worrell
    May 2, 2020 at 9:17 am

    A spider?

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    Rebecca Layfield
    May 2, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Riddle 24 is either a Story teller or a spider maybe 🙂

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    Bob Jones
    May 2, 2020 at 9:08 am

    Good morning folks – Riffle #24 Spider? and the one of Shim Sham – A hole? Have a great day – Bob Jones –

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    Ed Ammons
    May 2, 2020 at 9:02 am

    Is it a spider?

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    Ron Stephens
    May 2, 2020 at 8:26 am

    Must be a spider. But I have never heard that to wear a spider web means one is going to die. I was reminded though of seeing all the webs in the grass covered with dew in the morning.

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    May 2, 2020 at 7:13 am

    I’m thinking a spider web…

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    Miss Cindy
    May 2, 2020 at 7:07 am

    Spider! I think I really got it this time!

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    aw griff
    May 2, 2020 at 5:59 am

    That must be a spider.

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