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- This is the version of the following story I heard.
Long ago in Ireland giants were very numerous. They used to hold contests with others to find out who was the strongest or most active.
Now there was a certain giant there who boasted that he was the strongest person in all Ireland. One day as he was testing his strength a clever boy walked up to him and said."It is my opinion that I am much stronger than you and if you agree we will have a contest on tomorrow."
The giant agreed without a moments hesitation. The tests were agreed upon without delay. The first contest was "Whoever would squeeze the most water out of a(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.