What is it that when you take away the whole, Riddle

Riddle: What is it that when you take away the whole, you still have some left over?
What kind of a thing is this that you take away everything that makes it up but it still partially exists?
Obviously, it is not a physical object! It might be a play on words. Like many riddles are!

 

The answer to the riddle is: Wholesome.
Let’s examine the word. The word “wholesome” is a compound. It is made up of the words Whole and Some. When we take away the word “Whole” we are left with “some”

Did you get it?
Use this riddle to impress your friends.

Answer: Wholesome!


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