School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 02_015

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Q. What is most like a horse's shoe
A. Another horse's shoe

Q. What is of no use to a train and still cannot go without it.
A. noise.
Q. What is the difference between a school teacher and a railway guard.
A. One trains the mind and the other minds the train
Q. What is the weight of the moon
A. A cwt. because there are four quarters in it.

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Collector
Mary Flahive
Gender
female
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Language
English