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

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

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0615, Page 019

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A man without eyes saw apples on a tree, ...

1) A man without eyes saw apples on a tree, he took no apples, he left no apples, and how can that be?
2) Black and white and read ll over? A newspaper.
3) What's cut, passed around and never eaten? A pack of cards.
4) If a ton of coal costs 50 s, what will a boat of turf come to? Ashes.
5) How many sticks go to a blackbird's nest? None but all he brings.
6) A man went into a public house for 4 gallons of whiskey. The man of the shop had only a 3, 5 and eight gallon measure. How did he give him correct measurement?
7) Long legs, crooked thighs, small head and no eyes? A tongs.
8) Once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a thousand years? M.

Collector
Nora Mc Gann
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Mc Gann
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Age
65
Address
Aghawinnaun, Co. Clare
Language
English