- Nasrudin joined a Trappist monastery. It was customary in this
monastery to maintain silence all year with the exception of one monk
having a chance to speak once a year.
The first year one monk said, "I like potatoes and I hope we can
have more potatoes in our menu".
The next year a second monk spoke and said, "I am sick of having
potatoes every day in this monastery".
The following year it was Mulla Nasrudin's turn to speak and he
said, "I want a transfer to another monastery. I cannot stand this