Problem #89: The Mongolian Postal Service
The Mongolian Postal Service has a strict rule stating that items sent through
the post must not be more than 1 meter long. Longer items must be sent by
private carriers, and they are notorious for their expense, inefficiency,
and high rate of loss of goods.
Boris was desperate to send his valuable and ancient flute safely through the
post. Unfortunately, it was 1.4 meters long and could not be disassembled as
it was one long hollow piece of ebony. Eventually he hit on a way to send it
through the Mongolian Postal Service. What did Boris do?