The Old Man and the Nephew
Bunicul si nepotul
 
Trãia odatã un bãtrân.
Era bolnav si într-o zi scãpã din mânã farfuria în care mânca. Aceasta se sparse. Feciorul lui, îndemnat de sotia sa îi cumpãrã o farfurie de lemn. Bãtrânul fu nevoit sã mãnânce din ea. Într-o searã, nepotul bãtrânului încerca sã facã o farfurie dintr-o scândurã de lemn. Pãrintii l-au întrebat ce vrea sã facã. El le-a rãspuns cã le pregãteste o farfurie de lemn pentru atunci când vor fi bãtrâni.
Cei doi pãrinti se înrosirã si avurã grijã de bãtrân, servindu-i mãncarea într-o farfurie de portelan, alãturi de toti membrii familiei.
Ce tie nu-ti place, altuia nu-i face!
It lived once an old man.
He was sick and one day he couldn't hold any more the plate he was eating from. Her son advised by his wife bought him a wood plate. The old man had to eat from it.
One evening, the little nephew of the old man was trying to make a plate from a wood log. His parents asked him what is he trying to do. He answered he is preparing a wood plate for the time when they will be old.
The two parents become red and took care on the old man, giving him the food from a porcelain plate, near the other member of the family.
What you don't like, don't do to another!
 Retold and English version: George Antonache
 
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