Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

1950: The three lazy ones

      1875-1999 Tall Tales

            1200-1999 ANECDOTES AND JOKES

Who is the laziest. Each recounts a proof of his laziness. [W111.1].

Motive(s)

- W111.1:

Variants

1950A: Help in Idlenes

Second idle worker tells the overseer he is helping the first.

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
1950 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Die drei Faulen

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