THE CORRECT ANSWER
Once, a king was looking for a suitable bridegroom for his daughter. He proclaimed in the city that whoever would answer his question correctly would be married to the princess. The question was that who or what makes people cry.
Many people answered the question but all were wrong. Just then, a young farmer came to the court and gave the answer “rain”. When the king asked for an explanation, the farmer replied, “It makes the farmer happy as his crops grow well. It makes the potter unhappy as he needs sun to dry his pots.”
The king felt very happy and got his daughter married to the young farmer.
Everyone cares for his ends
Once a donkey and a dog met on a road. They both had to go in the same direction, so they became friends and traveled together. They had taken just a few steps when they saw a packet lying by the road-side. The dog picked up the packet and giving it to the donkey said, “open it and read it out for me.
“The donkey did exactly what the dog had asked him to do. The packet turned out to be all about the things that donkey eats like grass, barley etc. the dog felt bored hearing what the donkey was reading out and said, “Turn over the pages and see if there is something about the things I am fond of such as meat, bones etc.
THE BLACK BAND
One day Nilesh and Jahnavi met in a garden. They were best friends and were studying in the same school in the same class.
When they both were playing in the garden Jahnavi saw a black band tied on the wrist of Nilesh. She asked him the reason for wearing that band. Nilesh replied, “My mother tied it so that I don’t forget to post an important letter.”
At this Jahnavi asked, “But where is the letter?”
Nilesh searched for it everywhere. Then he remembered that his mother had forgotten to give him the letter.
When Jahnavi came to know about this, both laughed a lot.
AN UNFAIR WORLD
When the beggar asked for money, the man said, “Why don’t you work? Don’t you feel ashamed asking people for money?” at this the beggar replied, “I do feel ashamed asking for money. But once when I took money without asking, the police took me to jail.”
The man had no answer to this. He went on his way to the office.
At this the thin lady said, “Yes, but how can a vehicle move smoothly when one tyre is of a tractor and other of a cycle.”
Everybody present there started laughing, hearing such a witty answer.
One day, Prakash’s cousin came to meet him at school. After talking to him he returned to the class. At that time, the teacher was writing something on the blackboard. Prakash didn’t say anything and quietly went inside the classroom and sat down on his seat.
After writing, the teacher went to Prakash and asked him, “Who was he?” Prakash replied with fear, “He was my cousin brother.” The teacher again asked the question and Prakash gave the same answer.
While they were cycling down the slide, Jitesh realized that the brakes of his cycle had failed. So, he started shouting for help. Hearing his shouts, his brother quickly cycled down to him and put his leg in front of his cycle.
He hugged his brother and both of them went back home.
The boy felt very happy and gave Jumbo bananas to eat.
One day Mr. & Mrs. Patel went out to attend a wedding. Their two sons Jay and Tushar were all alone in the house. At midnight, the doorbell rang. Tushar ran and opened the door thinking that his parents were back.
THE DOG AND THE THIEF
Just after Sunny had left, a thief forced open the window. He entered the house and started searching the rooms. He took all the valuables but when he was about to leave, he saw Snoopy standing in front of him, growling.
HOUSE ON FIRE
Mitesh called the fire department. Meanwhile, he tried to get into the house. Somehow he succeeded to break into the house and rescued a cat. The fire was spreading into other rooms also when luckily the fire engine arrived. The firemen soon put out the fire.
When the neighbors came back, they were very sad seeing the condition of their house but thanked Mitesh for saving their cat.