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 04_011

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Q. Two legs sat on three legs with one leg in hand, in came four legs and snapped away one leg up jumped two legs and caught three legs and threw it at four legs to bring back one leg.
A. A woman sitting on a stool eating a leg of mutton when in came a dog and snapped the leg of mutton then up jumped the woman and caught the stool and threw it at the dog to bring back the leg of mutton.

Q. Why foes not a clock strike thirteen.

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Collector
Bridie Laide
Gender
female
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mrs Laide
Gender
female
Age
50
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English