Tommy: How is your little brother, Johnny?
Johnny: He is ill in bed. He hurt himself.
Tommy: That's too bad. How did that happen?
Johnny: We played who could lean furthest out of the window, and he won.
A Clever Farmer Uncle Sam doesn’t like farmer. He thinks they are very foolish and only know work on the farm. One winter morning, the sun is shining. Uncle Sam sits on the step of his house. At that moment, a farmer with a map in his hand comes to him. Farmer：Excuse me, Uncle. Can you tell me know to get to the hospital, please? Uncle Sam: Lie down in the middle of the street and you’ll soon be at a hospital. Farmer Please set an example to me. Uncle Sam: I think you come to our city at the first time. It’s much more beautiful than the field. Is that right? Farmer: Yes, uncle. But it is built on the field. Uncle Sam’s face turns red.
山姆大叔不喜歡農民。他認為他們很愚蠢只會在農場干活。一個冬天的早晨，陽光明媚，山姆大叔坐在門前的石階上。這時，一個農民手拿地圖向他走來。 農民：請問，大叔，去醫院的路怎么走? 山姆大叔:你躺在街當中，很快就會在醫院的。 農民：請你做一個示范。 山姆大叔：我想你是第一次進城吧，城市比你那塊地漂亮多了，是吧? 農民：是的，大叔，但城市是建在地之上的。 山姆大叔臉紅了。
Tsau Pi and Tsau Jr were sons of Tsau Tsau. Both were very gifted writers, and
Tsau Jr was especially quick-witted.
After Tsau Tsau's death, Tsau Pi took over the throne of the kingdom of wei. Jealous
of Tsau Jr's literary ability, and afraid that he might cause problems, Tsau Pi was always looking for a way to kill his brother.
One day, Tsau Pi called Tsau Jr into see him.He ordered his brother to make up a poem within the time it took to walk seven steps, adding that if he could not, his life would be in danger.
Greatly saddened, Tsau Jr began to walk and to think. Before he had taken the seven steps, he had already finished his poem, the meaning of which was: "Brothers are of the same family, so why should the oppress each other?"
Tsau Jr was very intelligent and loved to study. He wrote many outstanding articles which showed his artistic talent and earned him the admiration of many people. One scholar said of him: "Heaven gave the world ten decalitres of talent, and Tsau Jr alone has eight of them."
Today, to say that a person "has eight decalitres of talent" is to say that he has a great aptitudefor writing.
Can save itself 自己救自己
A person in the shelter under the eaves， Kuan Yin is to see through umbrella. The man said： "The Goddess of Mercy， Purdue creatures like you， take me for some how?" Yin said： "I am the rain， you no rain， you do not need my degree." The man immediately jumped out ， standing in the rain： "Now I am also the rain， and the degree of me?" Yin said： "You in the rain， I am also the rain， I will not be poured， because there are umbrella; you are the rain， because No umbrella. why is not my own degrees， but my umbrella degrees. you want， the do not have to look for me， please umbrella brought to! "he will go. The next day， this person has encountered difficult for it to Kuan Yin temple. Entering the temple， it was found before as the Kuan Yin is also a person in worship， that the same inpidual look and Guanyin， no less. The man asked： "You are Guanyin it?" The man replied： "I is Guanyin." The man asked： "Why do you worship their own?" Guanyin laughed： "I have encountered a difficult， but I know "
Tip： can save itself.