As I went up a slippery gap I met a thing rolled up in a sop, it was all flesh body and bone, and after three weeks it walked alone.
Answer A chicken inside an egg.
As I went up a slippery gap I met my auntie Mary, she had timber toes, and an iron nose, and upon my word she frightened the crows.
Answer A gun3.
As I went over Riverstick bridge I saw a black man standing, I took off his cap and drank his blood, and left his body standing.
Answer A bottle of stout.4
What goes around the house, and around the house and stops at the back door.
(continues on next page)
- Tom Coughlan
- Ballymartle, Co. Cork
- Mrs Coughlan