‘Take up this sack and carry it to my house,’ said Nasrudin to a porter in the market. ‘May I be your sacrifice, Effendi. Where is your house?’ The Mulla looked at him aghast. ‘You are a disreputable ruffian, and probably a burglar. Do you think that I could ever tell you where my house is?’

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