Two Boys: One Sly, One Foolish

There were two boys: one boy was very sly, while the other was very foolish.
One day, they found some almonds.
"I'll take the insides and you take the outsides," said the sly boy.
Without thinking, the foolish boy agreed.
They cracked the almonds open; the sly boy took the nuts, and the foolish boy took the shells.
The foolish boy saw he had been tricked. "You won't trick me again!" he shouted.
Another day, the boys found some olives.
"This time I get the insides and you get the outsides!" said the foolish boy.
The sly boy just smiled.

Inspired byMille Fabulae et Una, a collection of Latin fables that I've edited, free to read online. I am not translating the Latin here; instead, I am just telling a 100-word version of the fable.
Notes: This is fable 966 in the book, which is not in Perry's catalog; it is from the neo-Latin fabulist Desbillons.

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