# I’d like to go to Canada someday

A very easy riddle for you:

It is me, the silent killer

Many siblings, some very familiar

Some teach you music of Strauss and Liszt

Some want you to Bon Appetit

Some are white and emit light

And some are white and very sick!

Is this

Teeth?

It is me, the silent killer

Either because you can chew food silently "killing" them, or you kill silence by speaking?

Many siblings, some very familiar

Teeth come in pairs, so the matching ones are familiar to one another?

Some teach you music of Strauss and Liszt

Our mouths/teeth let us sing

Some want you to Bon Appetit

And eat, of course.

Some are white and emit light

Some teeth are so white they gleam.

And some are white and very sick!

Teeth can be weakened by bleaching? By googling there's apparently something called Hypomineralization, which leaves white deposits on teeth as well.

I could be so off the mark with my answer, but I was tempted to try since you said this was easy and no one has tried :)

• I like this answer, but I wonder what this has to do with the title. – Joe-You-Know Jun 8 '18 at 14:24
• Same here, Joe! – Grace Jun 9 '18 at 3:29

Wild guess,

Snow?

It is me, the silent killer

It is usually quitet when it snows, and it can hurt people.

Many siblings, some very familiar

Rain sleet snow or hail.

Some teach you music of Strauss and Liszt

?

Some want you to Bon Appetit

Don't eat the yellow snow.

Some are white and emit light

Snow is white?

And some are white and very sick!

People can be pale and get sick in the cold.

• (ROT13) Jurer V yvir, gurer vf ab fabj, fb vf vg bxnl vs lbh pbhyq rkcynva ubj vg jbhyq uheg crbcyr? Zl bayl thrff vf na ninynapur, ohg gung vf abg fvyrag, be ng yrnfg abg va zbivrf. $\ast$ But apart from that, your answer seems fine, and I see how it relates to the title. $(+1)$ :P – Mr Pie Sep 24 '18 at 1:33
• @user477343 think the hurt is meant as rot13(qlvat bs gur pbyq, crbcyr gura trg irel gverq snyy nfyrrc naq qvr ol gur fabj, juvpu vf n fvyrag qrngu) also (+1) fits nice to the title – mrdeadsven Sep 24 '18 at 15:24
• @mrdeadseven ahh, thanks for the clarification. I also saw the edit of this answer :P – Mr Pie Sep 24 '18 at 23:31

Looks like that the riddle is not as easy as I might think...

Rat/mouse

It is me, the silent killer


Referencing the Bubonic Plague/Black Death. While many people in Europe at the time believed in a "silent" killer that moved through the air, the real culprit was rat that transmit the plague.

Many siblings, some very familiar


The many popular images of mouses and rats in movies and culture.

Some teach you music of Strauss and Liszt


Referencing the music used in the popular cartoon Tom & Jerry, particularly Johann Mouse and The Cat Concerto.

Some want you to Bon Appetit


Referencing the movie Ratatouille, a movie about a French rat with the desire to become a chef.

Some are white and emit light


Computer mouse! Early computer mouses are white in color, and today Apple still design is mouse with an uniform white color.

And some are white and very sick!


Laboratory mouses are predominantly albino for fewer genetic variability. They are tested with all kinds of sickness to model treatment in human.

And title:

There are no rats in Alberta, Canada due to an aggressive control effort.