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In an English school, the examiner asked one of the children to name the
products of the Indian Empire. The child was well prepared, but very
"Please, sir," the answer ran, "India produces curries and pepper and
rice and citron and chutney and--and----"
There was a long pause. Then, as the first child remained silent, a
little girl raised her hand. The examiner nodded.
"Yes, you may name any other products of India."
"Please, sir," the child announced proudly, "India-gestion."