School: Baile Mór Síl Anmchadha (Laurencetown)

Laurencetown, Co. Galway
Seán Ó Cogaidhín
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0055, Page 0099

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0055, Page 0099

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  1. Riddles.
    1. What month does a woman talk least?
    2. What tree do eggs come from?
    A poultry
    3. What is the difference between a bad sixpence and a bad rabbit?
    One is a bad money, and the other is a bad bunny.
    4. Why are bad friends like loose pages in a book?
    Because they are always falling out.
    5. If Ireland was drowned what county would swim?
    County Cork.
    6. A bridge over water - not stick or not stone.
    7. On what side of a cup is the handle.
    The outside.
    8. How many beaks would a hen beat on the floor if she eat ten grains of wheat?
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