School: Trummera, Mountrath (roll number 15446)

Trumra, Co. Laois
Mrs Muldowney
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0833, Page 267

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    What goes around all day and drags a harrow after it.

    1. What goes round all day and drags a harrow after it.
    Answer, A hen and a cluch of chickens
    2. Why is a stamp like a school teacher
    Answer. Because one sticks with a lick and the other licks with a stick.
    3. What goes round all day and stands on it's head at night.?
    Answer, The nails in a man's boot.
    4. Why is a policeman like an aeroplane,
    Answer, Because they both take people up
    5. I went out between two woods and came home between two waters, how?
    Answer I went to the well for two buckets of water.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Anthony Sheil
    Rosskelton, Co. Laois