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- Big long Tom with the big red nose the faster he runs the quicker he goes?
Ans. A candle.
Tis black tis white tis red all over.
Ans. A newspaper.
Long legs crocket thighs small head and no eyes.
Ans. A tongs.
What is it if it be too short cut off a bit and it will be long enough?
Ans. A grave.
As black as ink as white as milk and hops on the road like halestone.
Ans. A mackpie.
It has neither flesh, feather nor bone and still it has five fingers.
Ans. A glove.
It is neither fish, flesh, feather nor bone and yonder hill it lies alone.
Ans. A snail.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.