- Poor people have it. Rich people want it. If you eat it, you’ll die.
- Forward I’m heavy, backwards I’m not.
- A man has a bee in his hand, what’s in his eye?
- I’m light as a feather but the strongest man in the world can’t hold me for too long.
- What has 4 letters, sometimes has 9 and never has 5?
- Johnny’s mother has 4 kids. The kids names are April, May, June. What’s the name of the fourth kid?
- You see me twice in a week but never in a day. Once in a year but never in a month. What am I?
Are you jealous or envious?
Jealousy is when you are afraid you might lose something to someone. Like losing your girlfriend to a handsome guy.
Envy is when you admire someone’s ability. Like when you envy your neighbor’s new BMW.
You are green with envy = an idiom meaning to envy someone.
Another word for hot + humid = muggy
muggy (adj.) 1731, from mugen “to drizzle” (late 14c.), from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse mugga “drizzling mist,” possibly from PIE *meug- “slimy, slippery” (see mucus).
Even native speakers get these 2 verbs confused.