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OT - Watt and Knotts?



> The conversation between Watts & Knotts
>     -------------------------------------------------------------
>
>     "Who's calling?" was the answer to the telephone.
>     "Watt."
>     "What is your name, please?"
>     "Watt's my name."
>     "That's what I asked you. What's your name?"
>     "That's what I told you. Watt's my name."
>
>     A long pause, and then from Watt, "Is this James Brown?"
>
>     "No, this is Knott."
>     "Please tell me your name."
>     "Will Knott."
>     "Why not?"
>     "Huh? What do you mean why not?"
>     "Yeah! Why won't you tell me your name?"
>     "But I told you my name!"
>     "Didn't you say you will not?"
>     "Not not, Will Knott!"
>     "That's what I mean."
>     "So you know my name."
>     "Of course not!"
>
>     "Good. So now, what is yours?"
>     "Watt. Yours?"
>     "Your name!"
>     "Watt's my name."
>     "How the hell do I know? I am asking you!"
>     "Look I have been very patient and I have told you my name
>     and you have not even told me yours yet."
>     "You have been patient, what about me? I have told you my
>     name so many times and it is you who have not told me yours yet."
>     "Of course not!"
>     "See, you even know my name!"
>     "Of course not!"
>     "Then why do you keep saying of course Knott?"
>     "Because I don't."
>
>     [Pause]
>
>     "What is your name?"
>     "See, you know my name!"
>     "Of course not!"
>     "Then why do you keep asking Watt is your name?"
>     "To find out your name!"
>     "But you already know it!"
>     "What?"
>     "See, and you know mine!"
>     "Of course not!"
>     "Exactly!"
>
>     NOW THEY ARE AT A POINT WHERE BOTH THINK THE
>     OTHER KNOWS THEIR NAME, BUT THEY THEMSELVES DON'T KNOW THE OTHER'S
> NAME.
>
>     "Listen, listen, wait; if I asked you what your name is, what
>     will be your answer?"
>     "Watt's my name."
>     "No, no, give me only one word."
>     "Watt"
>     "Your name!"
>     "Right!"
>
>     [pause before it hits him]
>
>     "Oh, Wright!"
>     "Yeah!"
>     "So why didn't you say it before?"
>     "I told you so many times!"
>     "You never said Wright before"
>     "Of course I did."
>     "Ok I won't argue any more. Do you know my name?"
>     "I do not."
>     "Well, there you go, now we know each other's name."
>     "I do not!"
>     "Good!"
>
>     [pause before it hits him]
>
>     "Oh, Guud!"
>     "Good."
>     "No wonder, it took me so long, is that Dutch?"
>     "No, it's Knott!"
>     "Oh, okay. At least the names are clear now Guud."
>     "Yes Wright."
>
>     NOW THEY BOTH THINK THEY KNOW EACH OTHER'S NAME AS WELL!
>
>     - Watt do you think?? Do they or do they Knott??? -