Foreign News: Gruesome Twosome

What do they do on a rainy day in Britain? Last week, the cables of the Associated Press were humming with the news. They play hink pink. How? Well, one Briton says to another, "Hink pink, convict?" If the other is quick on the trigger, he answers smartly: "Bad lad!" "Hink pink, sculpture," might draw the reply: "Bust trust." For advanced players the game can run into two syllables. Samples: "Hinky pinky, Palestine." Answer: "Skittish British." Possible, but inadvisable except for postgraduates, is the three-syllable challenge: "Hinkitty pinkitty, no more Molotov." The answer would, of course, be:...

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