Category Archives: Brothers Grimm

Remaking the princess, evicting the prince.

Disney has a new television program about a young princess in training titled Sofia The First.  Nancy Kanter (Senior Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide) explained when announcing the series at the Huffington Post that as … Continue reading

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The Widow’s Two Daughters.

Another Grimm tale, this one translated by MRS. H. B. PAULL and published by Fredrick Warne & Co London circa 1885.  To my knowledge this is no longer under copyright.  Source. The Widow’s Two Daughters. A widow, who lived in … Continue reading

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The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage

I haven’t done a Brothers Grimm post in over a year;  starting with this post I intend to rectify that. One of the common themes in the Grimm tales is the importance of hard work.  While laziness in general is … Continue reading

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The Three Lazy Ones

I haven’t done a Brothers Grimm post in a while, and I don’t have time today to write up some of the other posts I have in mind.  Today’s tale is The Three Lazy Ones.  Enjoy.

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The crumbs on the table

My recent post on Match.com selling divorce to married women in their 40s reminded me of this Brothers Grimm tale.  If you prefer it with chickens instead of puppies, there is an alternate version.  Enjoy: A countryman one day said … Continue reading

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