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What is tall as a house, Round as a cup, And all the kings

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What is tall as a house, Round as a cup, And all the king's horses can't draw it up?".
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Ed Johnson replied 8 years ago.

Dear Gaboo,

 

Thank you for this age old riddle.

 

The answer is a well. Meaning the well itself, not the bucket.

 

The riddle has actually morphed from its original. The original is Tall as she is, round as a coup, and all the king's horses can't draw it up?