Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

Folk Tale Group

ATU > 1200-1999: ANECDOTES AND JOKES > 1200-1349: Stories about a Fool

1200. The Sowing of Salt
1201. The plowing
1202. The Grain Harvesting
1203. The Scythe Cuts one Man's Head off
1204. Fool Keeps Repeating his Instructions so as to remember them
1211. The Peasant Woman Thinks the Cow Chewing her Cud is Mimicking Her
1212. The Horse is Drawn across the Ice
1213. The Pent Cuckoo
1214. The Persuavive Auctioner
1215. The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
1218. Numskull Sits on Eggs to Finish Hatching
1225. The man without a head in the bear's den
1226. The Rabbit Catch
1227. One woman to catch the squirrel; the other to get the cooking pot
1228. Shooting with a Gun
1229. If the Wolf's Tail Breaks
1231. The Actack on the Hare (Crayfish)
1238. The Roof in Good and Bad Weather
1240. Man sitting on branch of tree cuts it off
1241. The tree is to be pulled down
1242. Loading the wood
1243. The wood is carried down the hill
1245. Sunlight carried in a bag into the windowless house
1246. The Axes Thrown Away
1247. The Man Sticks his Head into the Hole of the Millstone
1249. Oxen Hitched Before and Behind Wagon
1250. Bringing Water from the Well
1255. A hole to throw the earth in
1260. Jumping into the sea for fish
1261. The Slaughter of the Ox
1263. The Porridge Eaten in Different Rooms
1270. The Drying of the Candle
1276. Rowing without going forward
1277. The Boat Gets Tired
1278. Marking the place on the boat
1279. Protected by the Needle
1280. The Needle (or the like) Falls into the Sea
1281. Burning the Barn to Destroy an Unknown Animal
1285. Pulling on the shirt
1286. Jumping into the Breeches
1287. Numskull unable to count their own number
1288. 'These are not my feet'
1290. Swimming in the Flax-field
1291. Sending One Cheese After Another
1293. Numskull Stays until he has Finished
1294. Getting the Calf's Head out of the Pot
1295. The Seventh Cake Satisfies
1296. Fool's Errand
1309. Choosing the Clean Figs
1310. Drowning the crayfish as punishment
1311. The Wolf Taken for a Colt
1313. The Man who Thought Himself Dead
1314. The Buttercask Taken for a Dead Man
1315. The Big Tree Taken for a Snake
1316. Rabbit Thought to be a Cow
1317. Blind Man and Elephant
1319. Other mistaken identities
1321. Fools frightened
1326. Moving the church
1327. Emptying the Meal Sack
1330. Quenching the Burning Boat
1331. The Covetous and the Envious
1333. The Shepherd who Cried "Wolf!" too often
1334. The Local Moon
1335. The Eaten Moon
1336. Diving for Cheese
1341. Fools Warn Thief what Not to Steal
1342. Hot and Cold with the Same Breath
1343. Hanging Game
1344. Lighting a Fire from the Sparks from a Box on the Ear
1347. Living Crucifix Chosen
1348. The Imaginative Boy