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Kent Davis Folklore: Traditional Appalachian Riddles (11) RE: Folklore: Traditional Appalachian Riddles 23 Jul 11


Round as a ball; sharp as an awl;
Lives in the summer; dies in the fall.

(source unknown, but known for years; reportedly long known in the Blue Ridge Mountains around Tryon, North Carolina; do not click on the link until you're ready for the answer http://www.tryondailybulletin.com/2011/03/09/round-as-a-ball-sharp-as-an-awl/ )


Answer to "With an awful racket", the first riddle in the thread:

popcorn

Answer to "Round as a biscuit", the second riddle: pocketwatch

Kent


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