Riddle

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
Riddle [r]: A puzzling statement or question or story which beguiles the mind and causes people to try to solve it by proposing an explanation that makes sense. There is usually a hidden meaning or twist or play upon word meanings which allows a person to decipher the puzzle. The best riddles are simple and when the answer is given, it produces an aha experience described in psychology. [e]

This article contains just a definition and optionally other subpages (such as a list of related articles), but no metadata. Create the metadata page if you want to expand this into a full article.