A houseful, a roomful, and you couldn't hold a spoonful. The Smoke.What goes up the ladder with its head down?
A nail in a man's shoe.What goes through the wood and never touches it? A knife in a man's pocket.What is the hottest in the year?
Sunday.As I went up to London,
I saw a wonderful sight.
Four and twenty wild-geese
Tearing the world a sunder.
A harrowWhat goes jink jink to the river and never drinks? Bits in a horse's mouth. As round as an apple, as deep as a cup,
All the men in Derry wouldn't lift it up.
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- Mrs J. Mc Cabe
- Snugborough, Co. Cavan