School: Baile an Daingin (B) (roll number 1676)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus P. Ó Gríobhtha

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9. What is the strongest animal in the world. Answer: a snail because he carries his house on his back.

10. Where was the first nail struck.
Answer: on the head.
12. Tunk tank under the bank ten drawing four. Answer. a person milking a cow.
13. What part of the cow goes to the hedge first. Answer: her breath.
15. When is the clock hungry.
Answer: When it is going to eight.

Riddles and Puzzles

3. Humpty Dampty got a got greatfull,
and all the King's horses,
and all the King's man,
Could not put Humpty Dumpty to go there again. Answer: an egg.
9. What is it it's green, blue, and white, and still the King or the queen can't come at it. Answer: A rainbow.
10. Around the wood, around the wood, a still it can't get into the wood.
Answer: A hoop on a barrel.
12. As black as ink, but ink it tis'nt,
as white as milk, but milk it tis'nt,

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Collector
Gerard Walsh
Gender
male
Address
Carrowlena, Co. Mayo
Informant
Patrick Walsh
Gender
male
Age
37
Address
Carrowlena, Co. Mayo
Language
English