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On 2014-01-10 7:19 AM, "Jim Henry" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> I recall a joke that was current among elementary school students when
> I was one, in the early 1980s.  One asks one's interlocutor what one
> calls water with ice in it, then tea with ice in it, then ink...?  And
> supposedly one's interlocutor is supposed to say "Iced ink" =~ "I
> stink", though it didn't always work out that way

My grandmother caught me with a similar one - she told me she'd teach me
some "Siamese" - the phrase was [o.'wa taÉ›.'gu sa.'jam].




(oh, what a goose i am)