Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

2271: Mock Stories for Children

      2200-2299 Catch Tales

            2000-2399 FORMULA TALES

When children, by persistently demanding a story, become a nuisance to their elders, the latter get rid of them by telling brief »mock stories», e.g. the dog's name was »Enough».

Examples

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