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- (continued from previous page)Told by:
Mrs Walsh, Screggan, Tullamore. Age 4o years.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- What is it that by losing an eye has nothing left but a nose - Noise
When is a boy an artist - When he draws a long face.
What can live in a roaring fire- A live coal of course.
Why is a trumpet always good tempered - Because it will take a blow from anyone
Why does a donkey eat thistles - Because he is an ass
What insect lives on nothing - A moth because it eats holes
What is the greatest riddle in all the world - Life because we must give it up
What is that which turns ? without moving - milk
Why is a horse that is constantly ridden or driven is not likely to be starved - Because he will have a bit in his mouth all the time.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.