School: Dromad (roll number 16781)

Location:
Drumod, Co. Leitrim
Teacher:
Millicent "Nuabhroinn"

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0214, Page 021

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When was beef the highest? When the cow jumped over the moon
What goes round the house and round the house and lies in the corner? A twig.
What when it eats lives and when it drink it dies? A fire.
What is the shiest thing in the house? a clock.
Londonderry, Cork and Kerry how many f's in that? None.
Why does a swan swim over the water? Because he can't swim under it.

Collector
Netta Thornton
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Derrycarne Demesne, Co. Leitrim
Informant
Henry Thornton
Gender
male
Age
66
Occupation
carpenter
Address
Derrycarne Demesne, Co. Leitrim
Language
English