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A poor person is bragging to his friends. (Image: Bernadette Wolf / Vision Times)

The Poor Man Who Bragged

A poor man bragged to his friends: “I am not very rich, but I have all of life’s necessities.” Then he counted his fingers and said: “Except for a dragon vehicle and a phoenix wagon.”

A  foolish officer escorting a criminal monk to the capital. (Image: Bernadette Wolf / Vision Times)

I Have Disappeared

There was a foolish officer who escorted a criminal monk to the capital. This officer was worried that he would forget his belongings and his task. He carefully checked everything before he took off. He also made up phrases as…

A woman stole a sheep from her neighbor. (Image: Bernadette Wolf  / Vision Times)

The Sheep’s Eyes

A woman stole a sheep from her neighbor and hid it under her bed. She told her son not to tell anyone. Soon, the neighbor was cursing in the street about the person who stole the sheep.

A centenarian and his guests at his 100th birthday party. (Image: Bernadette Wolf / Vision Times)

Hard to Please

A centenarian was celebrating his 100th birthday. One guest congratulated him: “Congratulations on your longevity. I wish you live to 120 years old!” The old man was furious and responded: “I do not live with your family, why are you limiting…

In the preparation of her coffin, she asked a Taoist monk to write an inscription on her coffin. (Image: Bernadette Wolf / Vision Times)

The Bragging Game

A father and his son were walking together. A man who did not know them pointed to the son and asked: “Who are you?” The father replied: “He, the son-in-law of the 9th generation of the grandson of the Minister…

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The Poor Man Who Bragged

A poor man bragged to his friends: “I am not very rich, but I have all of life’s necessities.” Then he counted his fingers and said: “Except for a dragon…

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I Have Disappeared

There was a foolish officer who escorted a criminal monk to the capital. This officer was worried that he would forget his belongings and his task. He carefully checked everything…

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The Sheep’s Eyes

A woman stole a sheep from her neighbor and hid it under her bed. She told her son not to tell anyone. Soon, the neighbor was cursing in the street…

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The Forgetful Husband

Once, there was a man with a very bad memory. He would forget to stop when he was walking and forget to get up when he was resting.

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Don’t Make a Decisive Answer Quickly

A father was coaching his son. He said: “Be flexible when talking. Do not make a decisive answer quickly.” The son asked: “How do I speak with flexibility?”

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Hard to Please

A centenarian was celebrating his 100th birthday. One guest congratulated him: “Congratulations on your longevity. I wish you live to 120 years old!” The old man was furious and responded: “I…

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The Bragging Game

A father and his son were walking together. A man who did not know them pointed to the son and asked: “Who are you?” The father replied: “He, the son-in-law…

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I’d Like to Be Your Father

There was a wealthy man who had a big family and had many assets. He always lent money to help people transition through difficult times. Many people owed debts to…