School: Maoláin (roll number 6704)

Mullaun, Co. Leitrim
Seán Ó Brádaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0198, Page 201

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The following collection of riddles has been collected from the whole school and they have been sorted out to avoid repetition.
1) Q. Why is your nose in the middle of your face?
A. Because it is the scenter.

2) Q. What is the oldest table?
A. The multiplication table.
3) Q. Why is a piece of toffee like a race horse?
A. Because the more you lick it the faster it goes
4) Q. Why is butter like a cowardly soldier?
A. Because as soon as it is under fire it runs
5) Q. What few letters would fright a thief?
A. O, I, C, U, (Oh I see you)

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