School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Location:
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Br. Frampton

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 273

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Answer. A pig rooting up the ground with its nose.

The man that meant to sell it did not want it and the man that bought it never saw it.
Answer A coffin.

Dressed in white a long nose and the longer she lives the shorter she grows.
Answer. A candle
Crookedy crockety where do you steer what is it to you that is cropped every year.
Answer. A river running through a meadow
There is a thing that is too short and when there is a piece cut off of it,

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Collector
S. Tevrit
Gender
male
Address
Knockmay, Co. Laois
Informant
J. Brodar
Address
Togher, Co. Laois
Language
English