Nasreddin Hoja and the Beggar
March 1, 2009 § 1 Comment
One day Nasreddin Hoja repaired tiles on the roof of his house. While Nasreddin was working on the roof, a stranger knocked at the door.
What do you want? Nasreddin Hoja shouted out.
Come down, replied stranger, so I can tell you. Its important.
Nasreddin Hoja had been working in the Sun all day but still he slowly climbed down the ladder.
Well! replied Nasreddin Hoja, what was the important thing?
Could you give a little money to this poor old man? Begged stranger.
The tired Hoja started to climb up the ladder and said,
Follow me up to the roof.
When both Nasreddin Hoja and the beggar were up on rooftop, Nasreddin Hoja said,
The answer is no!