Through The Looking Glass Easter Egg - Unanswered Riddle's Answer

The White Queen asks Alice a riddle about a fish (4 stanzas) near the back of the book that is never answered. The answer is Oyster.

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Contributed By: Prince Mu-Chao on 09-02-1999
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Topazwolf writes:
So.. what is the riddle?
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DoctorWorm7 writes:
Like many of his answers to riddles, he published it in a magazine. Indeed, the answer is oysters. He modeled this riddle after a poem/riddle very similar to this one.
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Gnorm writes:
In his 1960 book "The Annotated Alice", Martin Gardner attributes this answer (which is apparently correct) to a Peter Suckling of Dobbs Ferry, NY.
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Hermes writes:
Carrol also mentioned it. He also mentioned the answers to some other riddles. I think it was in his autobiography.
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