Amir tied two sacks of salt to the back of his donkey and headed for the market to sell the salt. On , Amir and the donkey passed a stream. The donkey jumped into the stream to cool . As a result, much of the salt melted in the water, ruining the salt for Amir but the load for the donkey. Amir tried to get to the market on the following days, but the donkey the same trick and ruined the salt.
Amir was very much by the donkey’s trick, but did not know what to do. So he stopped going to the market for three days and tried to think of a way to the donkey a lesson. On the third day, he came up with a good idea. The next day, Amir loaded the sacks with salt but with sand. When the donkey jumped into the stream and got the sacks wet, they became much . The donkey was so much weighed down by the wet sand that he could hardly get out of the stream. From then on, the donkey learned the lesson, and carried Amir’s salt to the market without ruining it.