School: Maigh Ard

Location:
Maigh Ard, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Máirtín Ó Dubhshlain
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0006, Page 119

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  1. It is black and white and read all over? A news paper.
    As round as an apple as deep as a cup, King George and all his men could not dry it up? A spring well.
    It goes over the water it goes under the water and never touche the water at all? A girl going over a bridge and a pail over her head.
    Why does a chicken pick a pot? Because She could not lick it.
    Patches on patches without any stitches? A head of cabbage.
    I have a little man in the house when full his leg, his nose will bleed? A bicycle pump.
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