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CHINESE LEGEND

DURING WORLD WAR II, THREE CHINESE
FRIENDS WERE EATING DINNER BY CANDLELIGHT.
THEY WERE VERY POOR AND DID NOT HAVE MUCH
FOOD. ONE PIECE OF MEAT WAS LEFT--A
SLICE, JUST A SLITHER. ALL THREE WANTED
TO HAVE IT. SO, ONE ACCIDENTALLY KNOCKED
THE CANDLE OFF AND TRIED TO REACH THE MEAT.
BUT, WHEN HIS HAND GETS TO THE PLATTER,
HE FOUND TWO OTHER HANDS THERE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Legend

Date learned: 08-10-1968

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