Mullah Nasrudin goes Fishing

Nasrudin heard that the Caliph had sent out a secret committee to identify suitable candidates for the position of qazis (judges). So Mullah Nasrudin began walking around with an old fishing net upon his shoulder. When the committee reached his village, the net drew their attention and they asked him about it. "Oh, I carry … Continue reading Mullah Nasrudin goes Fishing

Mullah Nasrudin the Guest of Honour

At a formal function, Mullah Nasrudin entered the reception and seated himself upon one of the most impressive-looking chairs at the front. The Head Steward spotted the Mullah's humble attire and hurried over. “Sir, these seats are reserved for the guests of honour." "Oh good,” replied Nasrudin confidently, “because I am more than a mere … Continue reading Mullah Nasrudin the Guest of Honour