# A riddle not for Jewish Women

To the British I am short
While the Americans have me long.
The seat I'll save you
Will be very last minute.
That is because I am not very good.
To the bully, I am a laugh,
While those who exercise hard hear me often.

What am I?

• I thought about something naughty... :P
– You
May 10, 2016 at 22:08
• @You now I can't think of a better answer :D! it just FITS PERFECTLY! May 10, 2016 at 23:24

I think that the answer is:

Pants

Why? Because:

To the British I am short


In the U.K. pants are underwear

While the Americans have me long.


While, in the U.S., pants tend to be a normal attire, worn OVER underwear.

The seat I'll save you
Will be very last minute.


To succeed by the seat of your pants is by a very thin margin, like at the last minute.

That is because I am not very good.


You could say I am pants at it.

To the bully, I am a laugh,


A bully tends to laugh, derisively, when they pants someone. (Meaning, to sneak up and quickly pull their pants down.)

While those who exercise hard hear me often.


A person, who exercises, pants, once they are out of breath.

EDIT: Oh, right. I forgot to mention.
The title, because:

A Jewish woman is not allowed to wear pants, because they are considered against her gender.

I'm not so sure about this but then again, I'm not good at riddles. Is it a:

Cake?

To the British I am short:

Shortcake originates from the UK

While the Americans have me long:

(Not so sure on this one) Americans tend to (or are stereotyped) as having larger portions of food which includes longer cake.

The seat I'll save you:

People save a seat for cake. Especially during birthdays, the cake reserves a seat for the one whose birthday it iss

Will be very last minute:

Cake is a food which is usually served last or as dessert, which can be considered "last-minute"

That is because I am not very good:

Cake is unhealthy, with all of its sugar and other stuff

To the bully, I am a laugh,

(Not sure on this one) Too much cake can make you fat, this can lead to bullying

While those who exercise hard hear me often:

People who exercise trying to loose weight may hear cake in their head, making them desire it.