School: Aodh Rua, Dún na nGall (roll number 13382)

Location:
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Séamus Mag Shamhráin

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1034, Page 260

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Q. Why is a man who runs into debt like a clock?
A. Because he goes on tick
Q. What animal would you like to be, on a very cold day?
A. A little otter.
Q. What should you keep after you have given it to another?
A. Your word
Q. What kind of portrait should a teetotaler have?
A. One in water-colours
Q. What class of people is not likely to die of enlargement of the heart
A. Misers.
Q. Where was the first nail struck?
A. On the head

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English