June 6, 2008: Dede Korkut has some nice tricks

June 6, 2008: Dede Korkut has some nice tricks

The tenth-century Orghuz Turks have a nice version of “to make a long story short:”

“The horse’s hoof is fleet as the wind; the minstrel’s tongue is swift as a bird.”

And Dede Korkut also has this…