School: Cnoc na Sná (B.), Mainistir na Féile (roll number 12368)

Location:
Knocknasna, Co. Limerick
Teacher:
Dáithí Ó Conchobhair

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Riddles
(1) What is the longest word in the English language. Smiles there is a mile between the first and last letter
2 What letter changesa (biped) into a drinking vessel. G it makes a glass of a lass.
3 I am pushed about all day , and yet I never drop. I am in everbody's way and yet neer I stop. My four arms each day point in every way and my head is screwed on at the top. What am I. Turnstile
4 What's as crooked as a river ? Its banks.
5 What is the difference between a school teacher and a Post office clerk ? One licks with a stick and the other sticks with a lick.
6 If 9 horses draw each two of turf daily, at 9 (/) a load what will it all come to in the end of the year. Ashes.
7 What has a head and no face? A Match
8 What has a face and no head ? A watch.
9 What is it that never asks questions yet requires many answers ? A door-bell.
10 Why does a person go to bed ? Because the bed wont come to him.
11 What has a (/) head, a foot and four legs ? A bed
12 What never goes long without winding ? A Clock
12 Why does the hen peck the pot ? Because she cant lick it.