Witty Stories

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  • Soft boiled egg with asparagus soldiersStory on Cooking Tips: How To Boil Eggs?

    Isha teaches Hosh how to boil eggs for an egg-cellent, nutritious, quick & easy breakfast.

     

  • mateo"Comprendo?" asked Rosh, looking at his son in the back view mirror.

    "No Pa," Josh answered, "but were you talking about having sex with Ma?"

  • Fallen Comrades.An imprisoned son sorts out his father’s problem while still in jail.

    We are divided by the distance between our hearts, not by the distance between our bodies.

     

  • Doctor OctaviaThe doctor came out of her bedroom moments after he'd gone in and asked Mr. Trimble, "Got a hammer?"

    Puzzled, Mr. Trimble went into his workshop and returned with a hammer.

  • Nell"There you are," said the vet sadly, as his dog trotted out of the room. "It is completely dead and no longer with us."

    "Is that all you're going to do?" the lady was beginning to get pissed off with him.

  • A dog's lifeIt's a dog's life when you continue to exceed everyone’s expectations except your boss's.

    A dog gets abused and a fail review, despite spectacular performance...

  • rottweiler eyeJesus is watching you. Moses knew that.

    Hosh says that even the trees, animals and birds know that. Did you?

    Funny parenting story with retold joke...

  • UntitledLet the song arise, let the instrument play.

    Osho’s poetry extols intoxication – whether in communion or committal.

    Spiritual story which became a love story...

  • kiss me!"There are teachers," Isha answered after considerable thought, "and then there are educators."

    "Perhaps it is time for you to graduate from being one to being the other."

  • 3G iPhone“Going without is not failure… it merely opens up a void for the things that you really want.”

    “Life is about choices and you just can’t have it all because you will always be tempted by beautiful, useful things.”

  • maxfield-parrish-museThe caretaker was a bit surprised at the strange request and said, "I'm sorry, I've never heard of anyone in heaven wanting to get married.”

    “I'm afraid you'll have to talk to the Lord God Almighty about that. I can get you an appointment next week."

  • Therukoothu - Street PlayMahabharat and modern Bharat characters compared.

    Duryodhan & Rahul Gandhi, Bhishma & Advani, Arjun & Narendra Modi, Karna & Manmohan Singh, Shakuni & Kejriwal, Dhritrashtra & Sonia, Krishna & Abdul Kalam, Chanakya

  • Blitz Oct 2012: Pumpkin PatchMarketing made easy. Marketing concepts defined with funny illustrations like:

    You see a gorgeous girl at a party.

    You go up to her and say, "I am very rich. Marry me!”

  • Untitled“You can’t win mate,” Rosh concluded happily, “In love, you are stuffed. Get stuffed happily! That’s what’s best for you.”

    Finished discharging his fatherly duty, he eyed the stuffed chicken Isha had cooked for him contentedly. Hosh looked at his father’s potbelly, but didn’t say anything.

  • Liquid goldDionysus heard his prayers and decided to save him. He told Midas to wash in the river Pactolus to lose his golden touch.

    Midas did that. When he touched the river waters, his power flowed into the river, turning its sands golden.

  • Colorful parrotRosh’s face darkened at this barrage of profanity spewing out of his child’s mouth. Not caring to investigate the incident any further and uncaring about who was at fault, his temper flared.

    “Shut your mouth”, he rebuked viciously, “It is like a sewer, with only dirt flowing through.”

  • Caught up in a cornerThe missing God meant BIG trouble for him, little Josh thought, given his mischief-making track record.

    Funny story with a retold joke on how kids think...

  • Steve "Moses "Jobs Delivers TabletJosh tells Isha how Moses saves the Israelites, using engineers to build a bridge at Red Sea & later destroys the bridge.

    Retold funny joke on Biblical story...

  • Funeral Service for Lena and Vin Brown"But Ma, a million dollars is a lot of money," Josh objected, "it won't even come in an envelope?"

    "Yes, it will." Rosh came to her aid, "In May 2009, there were still 336 USD 10,000 notes in circulation."

  • Nainital from AboveNainital nostalgia overtakes Rosh, as he remembers flirting with a girl while holidaying in Nainital.

    His friend Shank had guided the novice lover into romance.