School: Valleymount

Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 147

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Because she cannot look under it.
9. What is it that flies high, lies low, wears boots and has none? A football.
10. Why is a horse that is constantly hidden, and never fed, not likely to be starved? Because he always has a bit in his mouth.
11. How many sticks go to the building of a crows nest? None because they are all carried to it.
12. Why do little birds in their nests agree? Because if they did not they would fall out.

1. Look at a nail and flesh on it?
The nail of your finger.
2. Long legs, short thighs, little head , and no eyes?
A fire tongs.
3. Hinky hanky, under a bank, ten drawing four?
A person milking a cow.
4. Little Nancy edditcot, sitting in a red petticoat, the longer she stands the shorter she grows?
A candle.
5. As round as an apple, as flat as a pan, the whole of a woman, the half of a man?
A penny.

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Peggy Perry
Tulfarris, Co. Wicklow