School: Ráithín (C.) (roll number 9384)

Raheen, Co. Kerry
Peig, Bean Uí Chróinín

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0457, Page 120

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8 There is a little house and a mouse could not sit in it
Yet all the men in town could not could the windows in it (Thimble)
9. Why is the letter "b" like a fire?
Because it makes boil of oil.
10. What three countries fit in a dish?
Turkey, Greece and China.
11. What is cut on the table but never eaten? A deck of cards.
12 Under fire, over fire yet never touches the fire. A cake in an oven.
13 You saw it once but never again will see it. Yesterday
14. She is the step-mother as well as his mother - in - law. How?
15 Twins were born in June. One became a priest and married his mother. Yes to another man.
16 Under water over water and never touches the water. A girl carrying a pail of water on her heard and crossing a bridge over a river.
17 A long-legged father, a lazy old mother
Twelve little children all the same colour
A Clock

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