School: Valleymount

Location:
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Teacher:
Dll. Ó Cochláin

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Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0917, Page 156

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1. What is the difference between a non-stop dancer and a duck
The dancer goes quick on her legs, and the duck goes quack on her eggs.
2. Is there any reason why judges should be cold and chilly?
Dont they stand for just-ice.
3. What is the difference between a bee and an ill treated donkey? The bee gets honey and the donkey gets whacks (Wax).
4. How do we know that a camel is a bad tempered creature?
Because it always has it back up.
5. Why is it unkind to mistake a fowl or a pheasant?
Because you would be making game of it.
6. Why is it that we never have a minute we can call our own? Because minutes are not ours (hours).
7. Why cannot uncles, aunts, and cousins exist without you? Because they would not uncles, aunts and cousins with U.
8. Would you rather have a lion to kill you or a tiger?
You would rather the lion killed the tiger.
9. Why has a cat three tails? Because no cat has two tails, and one cat has a tail more than no cat.

Collector
Annie Stones
Gender
female
Age
13
Address
Valleymount, Co. Wicklow
Language
English