School: Mainistir Ó dTórna

Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry
Mícheál Ó Ríoghbhardáin
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0413, Page 049

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  1. Who is the laziest king? This King. What beats a good wife? A bad husband. What is the difference between a cat and a book? A cat has its tail outside and a book has its tale inside. Why is a miser like a man with a bad memory? He is always forgetting money. I have a little man above in the field. When I'll pull his legs his nose will bleed? A pump. Which house is never dark? The lighthouse. When was beef the highest it ever has been? When the cow jumped over the moon. Why is a dead duck like a dead doctor? Because both have stopped quacking. What key is the poisonous one? Whiskey. What is everybody doing at the same time? Growing old. I was going up a hill. I met a car. There were two white men and a black in it. If the
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