Ep. 548 - The Tricks of a Woman - An Armenian Folktale
Serkis was a simple farmer who prayed every morning before he went to the fields, and every evening after he came from his work. One day his wife said to him:
“Husband, why do you not mention in your prayer that God may preserve you from the tricks of a woman?”
“Tricks of a woman?” exclaimed the man. “I am not such a coward as to be afraid of a woman or her tricks.”
“Is that your opinion of a woman?” asked his wife.
“Yes, that is my opinion of a woman,” answered Serkis sternly, as he shouldered his farming utensils.
The woman decided to give her husband proof of a woman’s power, so she bought some fish, and putting them in her apron, took them to the farm at noon, when she carried her husband’s dinner.