School: Coill na Leac

Location:
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0976, Page 014

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backed, such a flock of bonneos, never went over the hillyoes.
Answer - A batch of bees.
As round as an apple as plump as a ball it can climb the church over steeple and all.
Answer - The sun.
Long legs, crocked thighs, small head and no eyes.
Answer - The tongs.
What beats a good wife.
Answer - A bad husband.
Ink ank under the bank, ten drawing four.
Answer - A woman milking a cow.
What is the difference between a soldier and a lady.
Answer - one faces the powder and the other powders the face.

What is black and white, and red all over.
Answer - The paper.
I went from here to Belturbet, I stopped there, they sent me back, because I would not go.
Answer - A clock.

Little granny grunt, sitting in a puddle, the longer she sits the smaller she gets.
Answer - A candle.

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Annie O' Hare
Gender
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Language
English