School: Beanna (roll number 9524/5)

Banna West, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Cearbhaill

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0414, Page 264

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R: Why is a hungry man like a baker?
A: Because he (kneads) needs bread.
R: What gets wet with drying?
A: A towel
R: What does a kettle suffer from most?
A: Boils
R: What is the biggest verse there is?
A: The universe
R: If you saw a raging fire what celebrated authors would you feel inclined to name?
A: Dickens, Howitt Burns
R: What is the difference between a fisherman and a truant schoolboy.
A: One baits his hooks and the other hates his books.
R: What is the biggest wonder in the map of Europe?
A: That Hungary did not eat a bit of Turkey.
R: A blind fiddler in Cork had a brother a blind fiddler in New York and the blind fiddler had no brother a blind fiddler in Cork. How is that?
A: A sister he had.
R: A man without eyes saw plums upon a tree he neither neither took plums or left plums?
A: He had only the one eye and there were two plums on the tree and he took one.
R: What has feet and cannot walk?

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