Statistics Saturday: Obscure Aesop Tales, As Far As You Know

  • The Ape and the Fox
  • The Wolf and the Frog
  • Washing the Mountain
  • The Two Foxes and the Imaginary Hare
  • Three Robins and an Olive
  • The Winsome Badger
  • The Swan, The Dolphin, and the Lion
  • Hiding the Sea from the Weasels
  • The Farmer Who Lived In The Well
  • The Rose and the Satyr
  • The Gourd and the Water and the Jealous Tree
  • The Boastful Oyster and the Broken-Down Cart

Reference: The Louisville Grays Scandal of 1877, William Cook.


Author: Joseph Nebus

I was born 198 years to the day after Johnny Appleseed. The differences between us do not end there. He/him.

4 thoughts on “Statistics Saturday: Obscure Aesop Tales, As Far As You Know”

    1. This causes me to learn there were two episodes of Newhart with ‘goat’ in the title, compared to zero for The Bob Newhart Show or Bob. I’m not saying this is going to make me re-rank the various Bob Newhart shows but it is a thing to consider when they come up for re-evaluation.


        1. Oh no, no, there’s so little that anyone could learn from my nonsense that I couldn’t be a fable worth anything. Sorry. Best I can offer is some anecdotes.


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