A Pound of Butter (Honesty)

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A Pound of Butter (Honesty)

There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to a baker. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter to see if he was getting the right amount, which he wasn’t. Angry about this, he took the farmer to court.

The judge asked the farmer if he was using any measure to weight the butter. The farmer replied, “Your Honor, I am primitive. I don’t have a proper measure, but I do have a scale.”

The judge asked, “Then how do you weigh the butter?”

The farmer replied; “Your Honor, long before the baker started buying butter from me, I have been buying a pound loaf of bread from him. Every day when the baker brings the bread, I put it on the scale and give him the same weight in butter. If anyone is to be blamed, it is the baker.”

 

 

Moral of the story

In life, you get what you give. Don’t try and cheat others.

Words, phrases, phrasal verbs, idioms, etc

Term

Meaning

معنی

Pound (noun)

a unit of weight

پوند (مقیاس وزن)

Baker (noun)

a person who makes bread and cakes, especially as a trade

نانوا

Weigh (verb)

find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales

وزن کردن

Court (noun)

a body of people presided over by a judge, judges, or magistrate, and acting as a tribunal in civil and criminal cases

دادگاه

Judge (noun)

a public officer appointed to decide cases in a law court

قاضی

Measure (noun)

ascertain the size, amount, or degree of (something) by using an instrument or device marked in standard units

اندازه، پیمانه، مقیاس، واحد، میزان

Primitive (adjective)

very basic or unsophisticated in terms of comfort, convenience, or efficiency

ساده قدیمی، ابتدایی

Scale (noun)

an instrument for weighing, originally a simple balance

مقیاس، اندازه

Proper (adjective)

suitable or appropriate

مناسب

Your honor

used when talking to judge in court

ادای احترام  والاحضرت، اعلیحضرت، سرورم

Blame (noun)

responsibility for a fault or wrong

مقصر

Cheat (verb)

act dishonestly or unfairly in order to gain an advantage

فریب دادن، گول زدن

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