Haitian Riddles

1. They serve it food, it stands on four feet, but it cannot eat.

2. I enter white, I leave mulatto

3. Three large men stand under a tiny umbrella, yet none of them is wet. Why?

4. When I sit, I’m taller than when I stand.

5. How many coconuts can you put in an empty sack?

Answers to Haitian riddles.

1. A table.

2. Bread (when eaten)

3. It’s not raining.

4. I’m a dog.

5. One. After the first coconut, the sack is no longer empty.

I got these from Tyler Cowen’s Marginal Revolution web log.


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