School: Gleann Éada (roll number 8537)

Location:
Glenade, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Bean Uí Mhaolaith

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0189, Page 048

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What is it that nobody wants and nobody wants to lose? A lawsuit.
When was Adam married. Upon his wedding Eve. What poet was never slow? Swift.
What word is the same backwards and forwards? Riviver.
What is the only thing that can live in a fire. A live coal.
What is brought to the table cut and never eaten? A Pack of Cards
Chip! Chip! Cherry! All the men in Derry wouldn't climb Chip! Chip! Cherry up. Smoke.
What goes up in a ladder with its head down? A nail in a shoe. Blackie and Whitie went over the hill, Blackie came back and Whitie stood still. A hen laying an egg. As round as an apple and as (a) plump as a ball split in the

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Collector
Bean Uí Mhaolaith
Gender
female
Occupation
teacher
Address
Glenade, Co. Leitrim
Language
English
Location
Glenade