School: Trummera, Mountrath (roll number 15446)

Location:
Trumra, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Mrs Muldowney

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0833, Page 264

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Up and down and up and down and never touches sky or ground.

1. Up and down and up and down and never touches sky or ground.
Answer, A handle of a pump.

2. Look in your hand and you will plainly see what never was and never will be.
Answer, None of your fingers are the same length
3. What part of the cow goes into the house first.
Answer, Her breath.
4. What hand do you stir your tea with.
Answer, The spoon.
5. As I was going through a field of wheat I picked up something good to eat and it was neither fish, fowl or bone and I kept it till it walked alone.
Answer, An egg.

Collector
Bridie Dunne
Gender
male
Address
Trumra, Co. Laois
Language
English