School: Cushinstown (roll number 3146)

Location:
Cushinstown, Co. Meath
Teacher:
Rita Dardis

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0686, Page 006

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1 Why are washerwomen great travellers?
They are continually "crossing the line" and going from pole to pole.

1 Why is there nothing so modest as a watch?
Because it is always running down its own works.
1 When were there only two vowels.
In the time of Noah (no A) which was before U and I were known.
1 What smells most in the chemist's shop?
The nose.
1 Why is an angry man like 59 minutes past twelve?
He's going to strike one.
1 What was it Adam planted first in the Garden of Eden?
His foot.

Collector
Patrick Mac Dermott
Gender
male
Address
Cushinstown, Co. Meath
Language
English