Who Am I

375 riddles

Riddles that test your knowledge of known people or characters.

It is not an ox, but it has horns; though it is not an ass, it has a pack-saddle; and wherever it goes it leaves silver behind. What is it?
What is so delicate that when you say its name it is broken?
He has married many women, but has never been married. Who is he?
The strangest creature you'll ever find: Two eyes in front and many more behind.
You will know that I am coming from the jingle of my bell, but exactly who I am is not an easy thing to tell. Children, they adore me for they find me jolly, but I do not see them when the halls are decked with holly.

My job often leaves me frozen, I am a man that all should know, but I do not do business in times of sleet or ice or snow. I travel much on business, but no reindeer haul me around, I do all my traveling firmly on the ground.

I love the time of Christmas, but that's not my vocational season, and I assure that is because of a sound economic reason.

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Take away my first letter; take away my second letter; take away all my letters, and I would remain the same. What am I?
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I dig out tiny caves, and store gold and silver in them. I also build bridges of silver and make crowns of gold. They are the smallest you could imagine. Sooner or later everybody needs my help, yet many people are afraid to let me help them.
I saw a man in white, he looked quite a sight. He was not old, but he stood in the cold. And when he felt the sun, he started to run. Who could he be? Please answer me.
He was afraid to go home because of the man in the mask. Who is the man in the mask?
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Although I'm not an insect, some people found me very difficult to exterminate. They called me something like 'insane priest.' The first half of my name means the same as 'scrape,' & my last three letters are a metal.

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