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At 04:19 PM 10/5/98 +0100, [email protected] wrote:
>Camels eat first and carry afterwards so stuff a thousand bananas down its
>neck and get it to carry 1000 across.  The remaining 1000 are to be left to
>ferment to make a delicious drink for the camel handler who has just
>persuaded a camel to eat 1000 bananas.

You print 1000 certificates for bananas, and require the camel to accept them.
Then you make him carry all 3000 across the desert.  Then you print three
million
certificates, and declaring his certificates devalued, hand him three
bananas, one of which you keep as income tax.  You also keep half a banana
in banana-transfer-taxes.