Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

1437: A Sweet Word

      1430-1439 The Foolish Couple

            1350-1439 Stories about Married Couples

                  1200-1999 ANECDOTES AND JOKES

A quarrelsome husband asked by his dying wife for a sweet word answers, "Honey is sweet" or throws a Bible at her. [J1541.1, J2497]. Cf. Type 1696B*.

Motive(s)

- J1541.1:

- J2497:

Examples

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