School: Cavan (1)

Location:
Cavan, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
S. Ní Chiaráin

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Local Riddles

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0975, Page 166

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My face is white, my hands are black, i'm always going day and night, I am quite plain as you may see yet everyone looks up at me
Answer= The Clock.
What goes up a spoutain and can't get either up or down it?
Answer= An Umbrella.
What has two eyes and can't see?
Answer= A pair of scissors.
What has feet and only one head?
Answer= A bed.
What has a comb and no hair?
Answer= A Rooster.
What goes round the house and round the house and sleeps in a corner at night?
Answer= A Brush.
What is full of holes and can hold water?
Answer= A Sponge.

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Collector
Muriel Moorhead
Gender
female
Address
College Street, Co. Cavan
Language
English