Three sayings from Afghanistan


‘Two watermelons cannot be held in one hand.’

‘What is the trumpet player’s job? To blow.’









‘They asked the fox, “Who is your witness?” He replied, “My tail.”’

(Image from a picture book – one of my favourites – called BEN’S TRUMPET, written and illustrated by Rachel Isadora, published by Greenwillow Books back in 1979 and still in print. You can hear it read here.)



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