School: Shinrone (B.)

Shinrone, Co. Offaly
William Mac Mahon
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0819, Page 006

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  1. A stick on my back a stone a stone in my belly riddle me that and I will give you a penny?
    A plum.
    Why is a tall man lazier than a small one?
    Because he is longer in the bed.
    If an asse's head is facing the north where will his tail be facing? The ground.
    What has a mouth and no tongue? A river
    If you were going down the road on an ass what would you boath represent? A pair
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
  2. What flies with four wings.
    Two birds.
    What has a neck and a body but nothing else
    A bottle.
    What is it the older it gets the smaller it grows. A Candle
    When should you lose your temper.
    When it is a bad temper.
    What will go up the chimney down, but wont come down the chimney up
    An umbrella.
    If a ton of coal coast 2/d what would a ton of turf come to. Ashes.
    A house ful a room ful but still you couldint catch a spoon ful. Smoke.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    James Quirke
    Shinrone, Co. Offaly