20 Hard Riddles

Can you name the answers to these hard riddles?

Why wasn't Bertha put in jail for killing dozens of people?
Mom and Dad have four daughters, and each daughter has one brother. How many people are in the family?
What work can a painter never quite finish?
Food can help me survive, but water will kill me. What am I?
How many letters are in the alphabet?
If it has a quart capacity, how many pennies can you put in to an empty piggy bank?
When is it bad luck to meet a white cat?
If your sock drawer has 6 black socks, 4 brown socks, 8 white socks, and 2 tan socks, how many socks would you have to pull out in the dark to be sure you had a matching pair?
What row of numbers comes next in this sequence? 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111211, 312211, 13112221
If there are three cups of sugar and you take one away, how many do you have?
What stinks when living and smells good when dead?
Why wasn't John able to take a photo of his mother with curlers?
What can travel around the world while staying in a corner?
If I say, 'Everything I tell you is a lie,' am I telling the truth or a lie?
There are 3 stoves: a glass, brick, and wooden stove. You have 1 match. Which do you light up first?
How did Mark legally marry three women in Michigan without divorcing any of them, becoming legally separated, or any of them dying?
What English word has the same pronunciation when four letters are taken away from it?
Take away the whole and some still remains. What is it?
What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
What is broken every time spoken?

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