A riddle is back: what disappears as soon as you say its name? Don’t know the answer? Not to worry, we have it here…

Many weeks ago, Boris Johnson issued a pivotal statement addressing the precautions which must be undertaken to prevent further spread of the virus. We were informed only to leave the home for work if absolutely necessary, shopping for essentials as infrequently as possible and brief exercise.

Since then, we’ve all done our best to adjust to new and rather surreal lifestyles. Of course, many of us have had much more free time on our hands, turning to more entertainment, cooking, exercise etc.

It has also been very important to give our brains an essential workout.

Riddles have been shared on social media for weeks now to help give us a daily test of sorts. So, let’s run down one of the latest…

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What disappears as soon as you say its name?

Here goes.

What disappears as soon as you say its name?

Give it some thought before scrolling down to the answer. What could this possibly describe?

It’s important to think outside of the box. Don’t just think about objects or the physical…

Still haven’t got it? Well, no sweat. We have the answer right down below!

Riddle answer: What disappears as soon as you say its name?

The answer to the “what disappears as soon as you say its name” riddle is silence.

Of course, by simply saying the word “silence” you disrupt it.

This one’s a bit of a classic, but it’s definitely worth asking your family and friends to see if they can crack it.

In the meantime, let’s throw out another riddle to chew over.

“A woman shoots her husband, then holds him underwater for five minutes. Next, she hangs him. Right after, they enjoy a lovely dinner. Explain.”

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