Wife! Wife! I have a fine story to tell you. The woodcutter’s wife
was very happy when she heard about the three wishes.
The Wife said: "What a
wonderful thing it is to have three wishes! Let’s not be hasty.
Let’s wait until morning before we make a single wish."
The Woodcutter said,
"A wise idea. That way we will be able to think more clearly. But
for now I’m as hungry as a bear. When’s supper?"
"Supper will be
ready in one hour," said the Wife.
"One hour! But
I’m starving! I wish I had a big sausage right now!" shouted the
Now, no sooner
had the woodcutter said the words when a sausage appeared on the
The Wife cried, "You
fool! Look what you’ve done! You’ve wasted one wish! How could you
be so foolish?"