School: Cloigeann

Location:
Cleggan, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Seán Ó Fathaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0004, Page 325

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nine O? good god do.
8. As white as milk but milk it isn't, As green as grass but grass it isn't, as red as rose but rose it isn't as black as ink but ink it is not.? A blackberry.
9. Where was Sir Henrys goose going when she was four years of age? Going into fivee.
10. Why is the month of July like a sixpence? because it is a tanner.
11. What is the first part of a cow that enters the door? her breath.
12. What goes in dry and comes out wet, the longer it is in the stronger it gets. ? Tea in a teapot.
13. When was beef the highest? When the cow jumped over the moon.
14. Why is a sweet like a horse? Because the faster you lick it the faster it goes.

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Its enough for one, its too much for two, its nothing for three, it takes one to make and two to keep?

Q. Its enough for one, its too much for two, its nothing for three, it takes one to make and two to keep?
A. A Secret.
Q. What is it that has no bottom?
A. A Tailor's thimble.
Q. What comes in like clay and goes out like silk.
A. Ashes.
Q. What has a tongue and cannot talk.
A. A shoe

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Collector
Richard Newman
Gender
male
Informant
Pat Newman
Gender
male
Age
45
Address
Cleggan, Co. Galway
Language
English