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The Fisherman and His Wife

Text: Informant: So anyways, it’s something to the effect of, I don’t remember it very well but it was, it was part of a theater thing that we did and apparently it’s a very old story where, like a fisherman catches like some magic fish that, he and his wife were kind of down on… Continue Reading »

Russian Proverb about a Broken Wash Basin

“Do you want to go back to your broken wash basin?” This Russian proverb comes from a fairytale, which my informant recounted to me: “This is a story about a golden fish. An old man, very poor, lives in a cottage next to the sea. He goes to fish, and he catches in his net… Continue Reading »