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

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

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It hops on the ground like a marble stone but a marble stone it tis'nt.
Answer : A magpie.

13 Big belly mother, long leges father, and three little children the same.
Answer : A pot and hooks.

9. The more you take out of it the bigger it gets.
Answer : a hole

11. A white body a red nose the more you pull it the shorter it goes.
Answer : A cigarrette.
12. Huddle duddle in the puddle a green and calaco cap.
Answer : a rush.
13. If there is 99 patches in a trouser what time is it.
Answer : Time to get a new one.
14. What weight is the moon.
Answer : four quarters.

Collector
Peter Devane
Gender
male
Address
Killeen, Co. Mayo
Informant
John Duddy
Gender
male
Age
70
Address
Killeen, Co. Mayo
Language
English