School: Caimthír (Camphire), Ceapach Chuinn (roll number 15129)

Location:
Camphire, Co. Waterford
Teacher:
Nóra Bean Uí Chradóig

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0636, Page 305

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What goes up when the rain comes down?
An umbrella.
I have a little house and a mouse would not fit in it, all the men in Cork could not count all the windows in it?
A thimble.
A red head and a white leg?
A match.
As black as soot, as white as milk and it hops on the road like a hailstone?
A magpie.
Long legs, crooked thighs, short head and no eyes?
A tongs.
What always walks with its head down?

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Informant
Tomás Ó Núnáin
Relation
unknown
Gender
male
Age
70
Occupation
feirmeoir
Address
Camphire, Co. Waterford
Language
English