One day the e and lie in bed. I'll tell the rabbit that you are dead. When he comes to look at you, you can jump up and catch him." That's a good idea," said the fox.
He e at once. The e to tell you that the fox is dead." Then the e ." so he said, "The outh of a dead fox is al that I'm dead." So he opened his mouth.
The rabbit kneitive peoples believe that hair， nail clippings， and lost teeth remain magically linked to the o his body. As any voodoo artist eone into po at all. It's quite enough to stamp on a missing molar and let "contagious magic" do the rest. This is erican children's ritual of hiding lost teeth under their pillo this practice. But there is an obvious difference， for ilk-tooth， she fully expects it to be found， and by a good magician， not an evil one. Moreover， she expects to be paid for having surrendered it， and at the going rate. Nothing mare clearly suggests the blithe commercial gusto of our culture than this transformation of a fearful superstition into a cheery business transaction.
Because American children expect fair exchange for their lost teeth， it is likely that the tooth fairy ritual derives more immediately from the European，
and particularly German， tradition of placing a lost tooth in a mouse or a rat hole.The folk belief governing this practice is that pers， the rodents.
Thus the optimistic， "fair exchange" principle most likely started in Germany and an immigrants. It erica to replace the beneficent “tooth rat” ore agreeable fairy and to replace the traditional hope of hard molars ore characteristic hope of hard cash.
Lay golden goose
One morning a countryman e. To his delight, he found that it orning the same thing occurred, and he soon became rich by selling his eggs.
The countryman became more and more greedy. He wanted to get all the gold at once, so he killed the goose, when he looked inside, he found nothing in its body.