From The Subtleties of the Inimitable
Mulla Nasrudin by Idries Shah
Mulla Nasrudin made nauseating meat-balls and sold them at a stall in the street, with a sign beside him inscribed:
I REALLY WANT TO BE A STUDENT.After a time the people of the town could not stand the sight or smell of Nasrudin and his meat-balls. So they made a collection.
'Go away and study, Nasrudin, for heaven's sake. Here is the money for it,' said their representative; 'and, by the way, what do you want to study?'
'Cookery!' said Mulla Nasrudin.
[Reload for another story.]
©Octagon Press, 1972 (ISHK Bookservice).
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