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Why you should not laugh at others

Proverb in the local language
Uku wi kivetani nduthekaa ula wi iko.
Proverb's direct translation
One in the woodpile does not laugh at one in the fire.
Proverb's meaning
You should not laugh at people in trouble lest you are next.
Equivalent proverb
Those in glass houses should not throw stones.
From: Kamba in Kenya

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