School: Drumcrow

Location:
Drumcrow, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
B. Boylan

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0982, Page 124

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1. A musical instrument, a fishery in vain stands for the townland that lie next Cornafeain.
Answer: Drumcoghill.
2. What is the shiest thing in the house?
Answer: The clock because its hands are always on its face.
3. What goes up the ladder with its head down?
Answer: A nail in a man's shoe.
4. What is the difference between an engine driver and a school master?
Answer: One minds the train and the other trains the mind.
5. What sleeps with its finger in its eye?
Answer: The crook
6. What is the smallest bridge

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Collector
Rose Beattie
Gender
female
Address
Drumbar, Co. Cavan
Language
English