This question is actually a riddle. The answer to this riddle is, "Buoy meets gull." This answer only works when the question is asked as a riddle because otherwise it seems nonsensical.
This type of riddle is based on the concept of word play. The answer works because "buoy meets girl" sounds very much like "boy meets girl," which is a common American-English phrase. The riddle is amusing because it confounds expectations. The recipient of such a question may expect that the questioner is looking for an actual answer to the proffered question and then be surprised when the answer is so far from what is expected.Learn More
The answer to the riddle, "What is an alien's favorite sport" is spaceballs. This riddle is found at level 76 of the game "What The Riddle," which is an application available on Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod.Full Answer >
"What falls but never breaks and what breaks but never falls?" is a riddle, and the answer is "night and day," because "night" falls and "day" breaks. The riddle is meant to puzzle the reader.Full Answer >
The answer to the riddle: "Forward I'm heavy; backwards I'm not" is a ton. A ton spelled backwards is "not"; therefore, while a ton is heavy, in actuality weighing 2,000 pounds, when just looking at the word instead of the thing itself ,it becomes the word not backwards.Full Answer >
The answer to this riddle is a mirror. Whatever is put in front of the mirror will be turned around in the reflection seen, but the mirror does not move.Full Answer >