Tip for Tap
Nice combinations of tan and blue adorn this telling of The Camel and the Jackal well. The jackal for his own eating purposes gets the camel to take him across the river. After eating quickly what he wants to eat, the jackal rouses the local people. They discover the camel, who has hardly started to eat the luscious cane that he loves, and they beat him terribly. On the way back across the river, the camel asks the jackal why he cried out and roused the people. He gets the not very satisfactory answer I don't know. It is a custom I have. In the center of the river, the camel expresses a need to roll, and acts on it. The jackal is lucky to grab the camel's tail and thus to be pulled to shore. Why did you do it? the jackal asks. I don't know, the camel answers. It is a custom I have. When the jackal presses the question, the camel answers Tip for tap.
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