Mullah Nasruddin

Mullah Nasruddin said:

Deductive reasoning – “How old are you, Mullah?”, a boy asked. – Mullah Nasruddin responded, “3 years older than my brother”. – “How do you know that?” the boy asked. -“Reasoning!”, said Mullah Nasruddin. “Last year, I heard my brother tell someone that I was 2 years older than him. […]

Ox atop a Pole

Once, Mullah Nasruddin traveled to Konya to borrow money from Jalal, his friend who lived there. Jalal, who knew that Nasruddin and his money were soon parted, put the cash into a purse for safekeeping and instructed the Mullah to be extra cautious on the trip home. All the way […]