A candle is alive when it's not lit. It doesn't shrink.
A candle is dead when it's lit. It shrinks.
As I said before, my Natural Sciences teacher asked me that one or two years ago.
My next riddle:
What is most famous in all languages, and even keeps the same name?
Hint: it's cute.
And can sometimes cause paralysis.
And it will be my next avatar. You'll have to wait a long time.
Edited by Shane, 02 March 2012 - 08:21 PM.