School: Claremorris (B.) (roll number 9863)

Clár Chlainne Mhuiris, Co. Mhaigh Eo
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0098, Page 118

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  1. Riddles
    What goes up the ladder with its head down and its feet up. ?
    Ans. A nail in a mans boot.
    I went up the road and I came down the road and I took the road on my back. Whats that?
    Ans. A ladder.
    What holds water and still it is all holes?
    Ans. A sponge.
    If you got up on an ass where would you get down?
    Ans. On a goose.
    Under your hat, over your head whats that?
    Ans. Your hair.
    Two legs sitting on three legs. In comes four legs, picked up one leg. Up jumped two legs, threw three legs at four legs and got one leg back?
    Ans. A butcher sitting on a three legged stool. In comes a dog and takes a leg of mutton. The butcher throws the stool at the dog and gets the leg of mutton back.
    T. Ruane. B.N.S. Claremorris.
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
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    T. Ruane