I thought I'd try a 'Riley riddle':

My prefix you sit on.
My suffix you swat at.
My infix you walk on,
But I am beautiful to look at.

What am I?

(It doesn't really rhyme if all the words are the same though, does it?!)

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    $\begingroup$ Here's an opinion that I found. $\endgroup$
    – Chowzen
    Apr 7, 2018 at 2:02
  • $\begingroup$ ...and you guys thought that this place was just for puzzles! $\endgroup$
    – Chowzen
    Apr 7, 2018 at 2:02
  • $\begingroup$ "So it violates the rules of artfulness." - me in a nutshell :) $\endgroup$
    – user47403
    Apr 7, 2018 at 2:17

2 Answers 2


You are:



Butt (you sit on)


Fly (you swat at)


Terf (turf) (you walk on)

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    $\begingroup$ Ah I was 2 seconds too late! Nice work $\endgroup$
    – Aces
    Apr 6, 2018 at 21:44
  • $\begingroup$ Wow! Apparently I need to be more cryptic in my clues. :) Nice job, both of you. $\endgroup$
    – user47403
    Apr 6, 2018 at 21:44
  • $\begingroup$ I almost posted just the answer to then edit in the explanation, but I thought that might be cheating, so I just typed fewer letters! You probably started before me. $\endgroup$
    – NetJohn
    Apr 6, 2018 at 21:45
  • $\begingroup$ @Buildstarted Since there was another (different kind) puzzle with this answer posted recently, the word was present in short-term memory. $\endgroup$
    – NetJohn
    Apr 6, 2018 at 21:46
  • $\begingroup$ Hah! At least someone solved one of my puzzles :) $\endgroup$
    – user47403
    Apr 6, 2018 at 21:47

Is it:


my prefix you sit on:


my suffix you swat at:


my infix you walk on

terf (like turf)

but i am beautiful to look at

a butterfly is nice to look at


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