So, the answers to last weeks riddles are:
1) What seven letter word contains thousands of letters?
A letter/mail box.
1 House Point if you answered one riddle correctly, and 5 if you answered both correctly.
Your riddles for this week are:
1) Though the discoverers of Antarctica were often close to starvation they would never eat the meat of he polar bear, even though they possessed the means to kill one. Why?
2) Alexandra and Georgina were born at the same hour of he same day to the same mother in the same hospital. They have the same father and yet they are not twins. Why?