School: Shanakill, Roscrea

Shanakill, Co. Tipperary
Seán Ó Ceallaigh
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0547, Page 104

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0547, Page 104

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  1. Q: It never was and never will be
    Look at your hand and you will plainly see.
    A: None of the smaller fingers will ever be bigger than the bigger ones.
    Q: Black and white and red all over.
    A: A paper.
    Q; There is a little red thing
    It stands against the wall
    It eats all it gets
    And drinks not at all.
    A: A fire.
    Q: What is the difference between a rabbit and a hare ?
    A: Arabbit grows hairs , but a hare can't grow rabbits.
    Q: How could you compare a dog to a tree ?
    A: Because when both die they lose their bark.
    Q: Luke has it in front of him, Paul has it behind him, Billy Mulligan has it twice in the one spot ?
    A: The letter "l".
    Q: What side of the mug is the handle at?
    A: The outside.
    Q: What is smaller than a midge's mouth ?
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    1. genre
      1. verbal arts (~1,483)
        1. riddles (~7,209)