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What does Inky binky bonky mean?

What does Inky binky bonky mean?

Like ‘eeny, meeny, miney, moe’, Inky Pinky Ponky is a counting-out game often used to select a person to be ‘it’ or ‘he’, for the purpose of playing another game such as tag or bullrush. To refresh your memory, in case you’ve forgotten, it goes something like this: Inky pinky ponky.

What is a ponky?

ponky. A foul smell, as if you’ve passed wind. Like ‘pongy’.

What is inky pinky food?

Inky-Pinky is simply cold roast beef or mutton hashed. Simmer all these in a gravy made from the bones and trimmings of the beef, thicken with a little flour, and serve with a border of nicely mashed potatoes.

What does pinky mean in Scottish?

pinkie n. Pinkie is generally thought to be derived from Dutch pinkje, also meaning ‘the little finger’, although it could also be a derivative of the now rare Scots word pink ‘a small thing or creature; a speck, tiny hole, speck of light’, which itself is probably a Dutch import.

Why is a pinky called a pinkie?

Etymology. The word “pinky” is derived from the Dutch word pink, meaning “little finger”. The earliest recorded use of the term “pinkie” is from Scotland in 1808. The term (sometimes spelled “pinky”) is common in Scottish English and American English, and is rarely used in wider English, outside of Scotland and the US.

Which finger is most useless?

Nerves and muscles The little finger is nearly impossible for most people to bend independently (without also bending the ring finger), due to the nerves for each finger being intertwined.

What is the 3rd finger called?

digitus medius
Anatomical Parts The middle finger, long finger, or tall finger is the third digit of the human hand, located between the index finger and the ring finger. It is usually the longest finger. It is also called the third finger, digitus medius, digitus tertius, or digitus III in anatomy.

What are the 5 finger names?


  • index finger, pointer finger, or forefinger.
  • middle finger or long finger,
  • ring finger.
  • little finger, pinky finger, or small finger.

Which finger is the most powerful?

Depending on how it’s measured, it is most commonly agreed upon that the index or middle finger is the strongest on the human hand. The index finger can exert the most straight strength- enough to support the entire body. But, the middle finger can exert the most arched strength due to its length and position.

What happens when you lose a finger?

If you have a severed finger you must get emergency medical treatment immediately. An injured or severed finger can lead to problems with your hand function. The American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons recommends these steps if you’ve cut part or your whole finger off.