School: Inch Island

Location:
Carrickanee, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Pádraig S. Mac Fhinn

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1110, Page 143

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What's in a window, that is not in glass, what is in a widow that is not in a lass?
What is That? W

What goes on one leg?
What is that? A stocking.
Two feet on the ground, three over head and a living head in the mouth of the dead.
What is that?
A man coming from the forge, after getting a foot on a pot.
In Samon's park there walks a dear, with horn's both clink and clear. he is neither fish, flesh, skin or bone. In Samson's park he walks alone.
What is that?

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Collector
Maisie Whoriskey
Gender
female
Address
Castlequarter, Co. Donegal
Informant
Mary Whoriskey
Gender
female
Language
English