With two, I am something you have from birth.

With three, I am a time to celebrate their worth.

With four, I am a popular dressing or spread.

With all five, some people may call me a head.

Inspired by tyobrien's riddle format.


1 Answer 1



ma - A word for mother
may - May Day is a common celebration
mayo - Shortened form for mayonnaise
mayor - A person in charge/head of a city

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    $\begingroup$ For line 2, rot13(Zbguref' Qnl vf va Znl va znal cnegf bs gur jbeyq). $\endgroup$
    – Jafe
    Jun 30, 2020 at 11:58
  • $\begingroup$ All four words are correct. Like jafe suggested, rot13(Zbguref' Qnl) is the one I had in mind since it refers back to line 1. $\endgroup$ Jun 30, 2020 at 12:24

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