School: Trummera, Mountrath (roll number 15446)

Location:
Trumra, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Mrs Muldowney

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0833, Page 261

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As round as an apple as flat as a pan one side a woman and the other a man.

As round as an apple as flat as a pan one side a woman and the other a man.
Answer, A penny

Under the fire and over the fire and never touches the fire.
Answer, A cake in a baker.
Long legs short thighs little body no eyes.
Answer, A tongs
Two dead men fighting, two blind men looking on, two cripples going for the police, and two dummies crying hurry on. Answer, A lie.
I have a red heifer she stands by the wall she eats all she gets and drinks none at all.
Answer A fire.

Collector
Mary Dunne
Gender
female
Address
Trumra, Co. Laois
Language
English