The little daughter of a lieutenant answered a telephone call
while her parents were out. A man called, identifying himself as
She asked if he would please spell the name slowly.
He said, “H as in horse, E as in egg, N as in nose, D as in
doggie, R as in rabbit, I as in Indian, C as in cat, K as in
When her father returned, he found the following message:
“Daddy, call Colonel Horseeggnosedoggierabbitindiancatkite.”