School: Turlough, Béal an Chloga (roll number 14872)

Location:
Turlough, Co. Clare
Teacher:
Áine, Bean Uí Éalaidhe

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What man in the army wears the biggest cap. ...

1) What man in the army wears the biggest cap. Ans The with the biggest head.
2) What does a woman put up when the rain comes down. Ans. An umbrella.
3) Jenny red petticoat, Jenny red nose, the longer she lives the shorter she grows. Ans. A candle.
4) Where was Moses when he was smoking his pipe. Ans. Behind it.
5) Down under the valley there lives a deer, silver horns, and golden ears neither skin flesh feathers nor bones riddle me that or leave it alone. Ans. A snail.
6) If a hen and a half laid a egg and a half in a day and a half how many would she lay in a week. Ans. 7

Collector
Joseph Scully
Gender
male
Informant
John Scully
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
52
Address
Carran, Co. Clare
Language
English