From The Subtleties of the Inimitable
Mulla Nasrudin by Idries Shah
'They have an interesting custom in England,' said Nasrudin, 'and it is one that I would like to copy.'
'What is that?'
'Businessmen take their secretaries to Paris and pretend that they are their wives.'
'But you haven't got a secretary!'
'I have thought of that. All I have to do is to take my wife to Paris and say that she is my secretary.'
[Reload for another story.]
©Octagon Press, 1972 (ISHK Bookservice).
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