A word for it
Hearing that a man wanted to learn the Kurdish language, Nasrudin offered to teach him. Nasrudin’s own knowledge of Kurdish was limited to a few words.
‘We shall start with the word for “Hot Soup”,’ said the Mulla. ‘In Kurdish, this is Aash.’
‘I don’t quite understand, Mulla. How would you say “Cold Soup”?’
‘You never say “Cold Soup”. The Kurds like their soup hot.’
The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mulla Nasrudin
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