German flour inside a sack,
I say, in poles, I can crack.
What am I?
The word "poles" may be a reference to
the two jaws of the nutcracker, which move like the poles of a lever to crack the nut.
5$\begingroup$ What about 'German flour inside a sack' - how would this answer explain that part of the riddle? $\endgroup$– StivDec 31, 2022 at 9:19
$\begingroup$ The reference to "German flour" in the riddle may be a hint that nutcrackers are often associated with Germany $\endgroup$– SubashJan 2 at 6:40
$\begingroup$ It was some obscure city, but I don't remember. I guess this works too! $\endgroup$– misc544Feb 5 at 19:03