School: Anach (roll number 13630)

Location:
An tEanach, Co. Shligigh
Teacher:
Bean Uí Bhanáin
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0182, Page 443

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  1. "How many sides has a cup?" "Two sides inside and outside".
    "What side of the mug is the handle?"
    "On the outside".
    "What four letters make a thief run?"
    "O ICU."
    "As round as an apple as flat as a pan one side a women and the other side a man?"
    "A penny."
    "What is it that has three feet and never walks?"
    "A yard of cloth."
    "Round the wood and round the wood and their heads down?"
    "Nails in a mans boot."
    "As normal as an apple as deep as a cup and all the man in Derry would not lift it up?"
    "A well."
    "Round the house and round the house and lies at the back door?"
    "A broom."
    "So I went out in yonder gap, I met my Uncle Teddy, I cut off his head, and drank his blood and left him lying easy?"
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