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Entry from June 05, 2019
“What crisps are named after an Arab ruler?"/"Sultan Vinegar.” (salt & vinegar)

"Sultan vinegar” sounds like “salt and vinegar.” A riddle was printed in The Guardian (London, UK) on June 28, 1989:

Q: What crisps are named after an Arab ruler?
A: Sultan Vinegar.

28 June 1989, The Guardian (London, UK), “Geddit?,” pg. 20, col. 5: 
What crisps are named after an Arab ruler?
Sultan Vinegar.
(5 pounds to Rachel Jones)

Google Groups: rec.humor
Christmas Cracker Jokes
Q: What’s crunchy and lives in the orient?
A: Sultan Vinegar crisps

19 May 2001, Evening Mail (Birmingham, UK), “Weekend Life Mag,” pg. 32:
What crisps are named after a Middle East ruler?
Sultan vinegar!

Google Books
The Sleepover Joke Book
By Sandy Ransford
London, UK: Puffin Books
Pg. ?:
Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Sultan who?
Sultan vinegar crisps are my favourite.

21 December 2003, Sunday Telegraph (Surry Hills, New South Wales), “The Funday Telegraph,” pg. S11:
Which Arab invented flavoured chips?
Sultan Vinegar!

Summer of ‘86
Holiday Fun Jokes page:
Q: Which Arab invented crisps?
A: Sultan Vinegar
8:36 AM - 25 Jun 2010

Proper Facts
The leader of the crisp eating nation of Brunei is known as Sultan Vinegar.
7:52 AM - 24 Jan 2015

Debbie McGee
Who was rich and famous and invented flavoured crisps?
Sultan Vinegar smile
3:29 AM - 6 Feb 2016

Richard Wadwell
Replying to @tara_snow
Oh lord, “salt and vinegar”. I Dare say they do these posh crisps in “Sultan” vinegar ...
4:31 PM - 22 Feb 2019

Jim McClenning
My mate just told me that there’s an Arab trying to buy up all the fish and chip shops in Britain - his name is Sultan Vinegar.
4:07 AM - 6 Mar 2019

Replying to @channel5_tv
It should also be pointed out that crisps were invented in the middle east, by Sultan Vinegar.
9:13 AM - 25 Mar 2019

🤣 The Dad Joke Man 😉
I bought a bag of crisps in Brunei.
They were Sultan vinegar…
12:47 PM - 5 Jun 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, June 05, 2019 • Permalink