School: Scrabagh (roll number 11202)

Location:
Scrabbagh, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Mrs Rose Ffrench

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0254, Page 020

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Riddles

Q. What smells most in a chemist shop
A. Your nose
Q Why is a horse cleverer than a fox
A. Because a horse can run in a trap and a fox cannot
Q. Why is it dangerous to sleep in a train.
A. Because the train runs on sleepers.
Q. What three letters does a thief dread most.
A. I C U
Q. What did the monkey say when he sat on the needle
A. That's the point
Q. When is there a difference between a lady and her looking glass
A. When the one talks without reflecting and the other reflects without talking
Q. What colour letters do we eat
A. Green peas
Q. Why is the sun like a good loaf
A. Because it is light when it rises.
Q. Why are pretty women unlike dogs.
A. They show their teeth but don't bite.
Q. Why is a pullet crossing the road like a

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