Letters, Jun. 16, 1947

Stinky Pinky All Over

Sir:

I was surprised to read in your May 26 issue about the British game, "Hink Pink." For years we have played a similar game here in Texas. The only difference is the name: we call it "Stinky Pinky." . . .

Congratulations to the British for taking up an old Texas game.

ELLEN ROBBINS

Houston

Sir:

... I always assumed it was of British origin because one of the stock "sets" was "King's Counsel," which is, of course, "regal, legal beagle."

However, it lends itself admirably to the American language, and Yankee...

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