井底之蛙: why frogs do not fly

Once they asked a frog who lived at the bottom of a well, ‘Would you like to fly in the sky?’

‘Why the fuck would I want to do that?’ quoth the amphibian. ‘Your sky is the size of a handkerchief!’ 

井底之蛙 – jǐng dǐ zhī wā, “frog at the bottom of a well”.

“In the sky full of people, only some want to fly, isn’t that crazy?”


 

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Author: Mitski-sensei ミツキ先生

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