This article is from the Puzzles FAQ, by Chris Cole firstname.lastname@example.org and Matthew Daly email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
An Arab sheikh tells his two sons to race their camels to a distant
city to see who will inherit his fortune. The one whose camel is
slower will win. The brothers, after wandering aimlessly for days, ask
a wise man for advise. After hearing the advice they jump on the
camels and race as fast as they can to the city. What does the wise
The wiseman tells them to switch camels.