I wanted to post this fable:
The Fox and the Crane (By Aesop)
A fox invites a crane/stork over for dinner.
Um, he's a fox. Shouldn't Crane/Stork be thinking that, "Hey, want to come over for dinner," means, "Hey, wanna be eaten alive?"
Crane/Stork comes over, but discovers that the soup is being served on flat china.
Mean Fox. Pssst, the reason that's mean is that, in case you didn't know, storks and cranes have long, thin, pointy beaks.
Crane/Stork invites Fox for dinner, and when he comes, she serves the soup in huge, thin jars, making her able to eat, but not Fox, who has a short snout.
Technically, that has to do with giving, since he GOT his just desserts.
Here's my fave version of this fable:
You've heard how Fox treated Crane
With Soup on a plate; When again
They dined, a long bottle
That suited Crane's throttle,
And Fox licked the outside in vain.