African folklore is the traditional method of storytelling of the African village passed down through generations of storytellers.
Crocodile thought himself to be the smartest person in the room but as we shall soon see in this African Folklore, thinking yourself to be the smartest person in the room is usually a big mistake.
Smartest Person in the Room African Folklore
Crocodile and a Gazelle lived together with their wives and families in the same town. One day the Crocodile said, "My good friend Gazelle, let us go and buy some drums in the Oko country."
"All right," replied the Gazelle; but where are we to get the money from?" "I have the money!” answered the Crocodile.
They started out on their shopping trip and when they walked a little way Crocodile snarled,
"Wait here! I must return to our town, as I have forgotten something." The Crocodile returned to town, went to the Gazelle’s wife, and sa…