the mole and his mother

The Mole and His Mother

A young mole said to his mother one day “Mother, why do you say we are blind when I can see perfectly.” 

Shaking her head, the mother knew her son needed a reality check. So, she put a piece of the smelly rotten leaf before him and asked him what it was. “This is a pebble of course” replied the mole. 

His mother laughed, “You are not only blind but you also cannot smell my son.” 

In boasting about one trait, another one of his flaws was exposed. 

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