The Sicilian Thief and the Neapolitan Thief—Lu latru di Sicilia e lu latru di Napuli
When he heard this reply, the man from Cefalù began to curse and uttered a few words about the Petralian that were better said to a swine. Then he told the merchant the reasons why he was so upset. Indeed, he had given a good deal of money to the Petralian, who had used it to eat in a tavern. Disgusted and revolted by the joke that the Petralian had played on him, he went on his way. And this was how the Petralian made a fool out of the man from Cefalù. Collected in Polizzi-Generosa.