Notes

Below is slightly different version of this rhyme from The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and Phrases Used in the West of Somerset and East Devon (1886) by Frederick Thomas Elworthy:

Made in London sold in York
Put in a bottle and called a cork.
What's that?

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Answer: The answer to this riddle is so obvious I can't tell it to you if you don't know – you just have to figure it out for yourself! Go on and read the riddle again – the answer's right inside it. Now that's a HUGE hint!
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Answer: A cork!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

The riddle as written at the top of the page can be found in The Little Mother Goose (1912) illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.