The poor man went to the magistrate to complain of the damage that he had incurred. The rich man countered with the damages that he had been incurring and refused to pay for the pig. The magistrate couldn't square their accounts. "Well," he said finally, "both of you incurred damages and they will be recompensed to the one of you who can solve this riddle tomorrow morning: What is the fattest, what is the fastest, and what is the cleanest?"1 Both went home with their heads hanging.