I met a man on London Bridge, he tipped his hat and drew his name. In this riddle, I gave you his name. What is it?

What is the answer?
You don’t know it, and that’s why you came here.

This new riddle is trending on social media there are two versions of the riddle that you may see shared on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

The most common form of the riddle reads like this:

“I met a man on London Bridge, he tipped his hat and drew his name. In this riddle, I gave you his name.”

Or:

“I met an old man on London bridge. As the sunset on the ridge, he tipped his hat and drew his name and cheated at the guessing game. What was the man’s name?”

What is the answer to the riddle?

  • The man’s name is Andrew
    The answers to both versions is the same: Andrew

His name is right here in the riddle: “he tipped his hat, Andrew, his name.”

There’s another version, where it’s a little trickier:

As I was walking across the London Bridge, I met a man who drew his hat and drew his cane, and in this riddle, I said his name. What is it?”

The man’s name is in this version too, right where you read:

  • “Who drew his hat Andrew his cane.”

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