School: Coolboyoge

Location:
Coolboyoge, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Roddy

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0974, Page 153

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Headed like a thimble
Tailed like a rat
You may guess for ever
But you wouldn't guess that.
Ans. A Pipe
A man went into a field of wheat
He lifted up something that any man could eat. It was neither fish flesh nor bone and in three weeks could walk alone.
And. An egg.
Long legs, crooked thighs
Little head and no eyes.
Ans. Tongs.
In Amsterdam it's common, In Munster it is still. Its always in a mountain but never in a hill
Its always in timber, but never in tree, but it's never in people and it's always in me.
Ans. The Letter M.

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Collector
Nancy Borwn
Gender
female
Address
Butler's Bridge, Co. Cavan
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Address
Butler's Bridge, Co. Cavan
Language
English