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Do you have any idea why a raven is like a writing desk?
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A raven is like a writing desk because it can produce a few notes, though they are very flat; and it is nevar put with the wrong end in front.
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A raven is like a writing desk because it can produce a few notes, though they are very flat; and it is nevar put with the wrong end in front.
You just lost The Game. :]

I quite like this, very good. Where did you get that from?
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A raven is like a writing desk because it can produce a few notes, though they are very flat; and it is nevar put with the wrong end in front.
You just lost The Game. :]

I quite like this, very good. Where did you get that from?


Lewis Carroll himself supplied that answer. :]
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A raven is like a writing desk because it can produce a few notes, though they are very flat; and it is nevar put with the wrong end in front.
You just lost The Game. :]

I quite like this, very good. Where did you get that from?


Lewis Carroll himself supplied that answer. :]

That's awesome. I hadn't heard that. smile The best I could come up with is that they both start with the R sound, lol.
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Edgar Allen Poe as said above
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The riddle was never meant to have an answer.
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I agree with it involving Edgar Allen Poe
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The commonest answer that I have heard to that riddle is, "Poe wrote on both."
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Do you have any idea why a raven is like a writing desk?

Because neither have an ‘n' in it, and both have a 'b' in it.

Apparently when Lewis Carrol made up that riddle, he didn't intend for there to be an answer, but I read on the website that several fans came up with that idea, and he said it did make sense.

Seeing as the Hatter's mad, his riddle wouldn't have made sense. So therefore the answer doesn't make sense, but as everyone in wonderland is supposed to be mad, the riddle fits in with the place and that is the correct answer.

Sorry if you can't understand this, i'm not that good at explaining things.
They both have inky quills.

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