another fisherman walks by with a huge load of fish.
They ask him, "Excuse me, but where did you get all those fish?"
The other fisherman replies, "If you just go down the stream until the
water isn't salty, there are a ton of hungry fish."
They thank him and go on their way. 15 minutes later, one fisherman says
to the other, "Fill the bucket up with water and see if the water is
He dips the bucket in the stream and drinks some. "Nope. Still salty."
30 minutes later, he asks him to check again. "Nope, still salty."
One our later they check again. "Nope. Still salty."
"This isn't good," the fisherman finally says. "We have been walking for
almost two hours and the water is still salty."
"I know," says the other. "And the bucket is almost empty."