School: Saints Peter & Paul, Balbriggan

Location:
Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
Teacher:
Bean Uí Chorcoráin

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0783, Page 391

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What is it that most blind men can see? A good Joke.

Which is the right side of a cake? The side that's eaten because the other is left.
What side of the cup is the handle. The out-side.
Why is a cobbler's shop so much like hell? Because there are many bad soles in it.
What man marries many a wife and still lives single all his life? A clergy man.
All patches - no stiches, riddle me that and I'll give my breeches. A head of Cabbage.
As i looked out my Grandfather's window I saw the dead carrying the live. The boat carrying the men.
What goes up in the morning and down at

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Collector
Patricia Curtis
Gender
female
Address
Dublin Street, Co. Dublin
Informant
Mr Curtis
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Dublin Street, Co. Dublin
Language
English