What made the First laugh – 2

Sonya Machorska

Be first! Both now and ever. Well, here in Bulgaria, they do not make you “wind” with exotic and colorful fans, but they sing, they make you laugh – to unload your day … Those who “sweet good lie” are not many and remember when, where and whom they laughed at …

Siki from the village of Sinagovtsi, Vidin municipality , was repeatedly invited – with a kaval to play, to tell her a funny story …

Siki became famous with Case No. 13 of the Comrade Court and the historical rod from the upper edge of the village, where he first spoke to Peter Mladenov (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria) and then to Prime Minister Todor Zhivkov. But he was sweating a lot before he started telling him, and he persuaded a police car outside to “drop” the jar and immediately drive him to the village, not to catch him at the bottom of the trouser, so that he would not have escaped …

“So, we gathered at a meeting of the Comrade Court for cases of minor importance – borrowing, giving, unpaid loans up to BGN 50, grants … not to go to the Court and spend money … So we come to Case # 13 for a stick from the upper neighborhood of the village. Someone Vico brought three goats to a he-goat and then he won’t pay 2 leva for each one. It turned out that there were interferences – jumping and sticking from the lower pendulum and from the upper one. For the first two goats, Vico had many claims, only for the third. Being told how much they were arguing, he was angry and said, “Your money! (and threw 2 levs on the ground) But you know that I don’t recognize your rod as the third goat! Because a black he-goat – white kid! … And you went angry … “