School: St Columb's Moville

Location:
Moville, Co. Donegal
Teacher:
Hamilton Stewart

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1119, Page 377

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Riddles (Continued.)
R. Why is a wood like a luggage van?
A. Because it is full of trunks.
R. What Irish county never goes hungry?
A. Meath because there is always meat in it.
Riddle When is a ship in love?
Answer When she is attached to a buoy (boy)
R. Why should you never starve at the seaside?
A Because each waves comes in with a roll.
R. Why is the rudder of a steamboat like a judge?
A Because it has a stern duty to perform.
R. Give the three degrees of getting on in the world?
A Get on, get honour, get honest.
R. How would you make money go as as far as possible?
A By giving it to Foreign Missions.
R. Where was the first potato found?
A In the ground.
R. Which is the oldest tree?
A The Elder-Tree.

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Collector
May Hutchinson
Gender
female
Address
Moville, Co. Donegal
Language
English